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serotonergic

 [ser″o-tōn-er´jik]
containing or activated by serotonin.

se·ro·to·ner·gic

(sē'rō-tō-ner'jik, sĕr-),
Related to the action of serotonin or its precursor l-tryptophan.
[serotonin + G. ergon, work]

serotonergic

(sĕr′ə-tn-ûr′jĭk) also

serotoninergic

(-tō′nə-nûr′jĭk)
adj.
Activated by or capable of liberating serotonin, especially in transmitting nerve impulses: serotonergic neurons; serotonergic drugs.

se·ro·to·ner·gic

(ser'ŏ-tō-nĕr'jik)
Related to the action of serotonin or its precursor l-tryptophan.
[serotonin + G. ergon, work]

serotonergic

containing or activated by serotonin.
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