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Related to cholinergic nerve: Cholinergic Nerve Fibers, adrenergic nerve, parasympathetic nerve, cholinergic neuron
a nerve that releases the neurotransmitter acetylcholine at its synapse. The cholinergic nerves include all the preganglionic sympathetic and preganglionic parasympathetic nerves, the postganglionic parasympathetic nerves, the somatic motor nerves to skeletal muscles, and some nerves to sweat glands and to certain blood vessels.
A nerve that uses acetylcholine as its main neurotransmitter.
See also: nerve