serotoninergic


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serotoninergic

 [ser″o-to″nin-er´jik]
pertaining to neurons that release serotonin as a neurotransmitter, such as those of the raphe nuclei of the brainstem, or neurons that secrete serotonin as a hormone.

serotoninergic

/sero·to·nin·er·gic/ (ser″o-to″nin-er´jik)
1. containing or activated by serotonin.
2. pertaining to neurons that secrete serotonin.

serotoninergic

pertaining to neurons that release serotonin as a neurotransmitter, as those of the raphe nuclei of the brainstem, or that secrete serotonin as a hormone.
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