peptidergic

peptidergic

 [pep″tĭ-der´jik]
of or pertaining to neurons that secrete peptide hormones.

pep·ti·der·gic

(pep'ti-der'jik),
Referring to nerve cells or fibers that are believed to use small peptide molecules as their neurotransmitter.
[peptide + G. ergon, work]

peptidergic

/pep·ti·der·gic/ (pep″tĭ-der´jik) of or pertaining to neurons that secrete peptide hormones.

peptidergic

[pep′tidur′jik]
using small peptides as neurotransmitters.

peptidergic

An obsolete adjective referring to the then-hypothesised (now confirmed) transmission of neural impulses by small peptides acting as neurotransmitters.

pep·ti·der·gic

(pep'ti-dĕr'jik)
Referring to nerve cells or fibers that are believed to employ small peptide molecules as their neurotransmitter.
[peptide + G. ergon, work]

peptidergic

Of a neuron that releases peptides.

peptidergic

of or pertaining to neurons that secrete peptide hormones.

peptidergic neurons
a group of enteric interneurons which contain peptides; the peptides include enkephalins and somatostatins.
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In addition to these studies, Brewer and colleagues clarified changes in peptidergic transmitter systems at spinal and supraspinal levels following excitotoxic SCI [38,93-95].
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Therefore, AP activity reflects the functional status of its peptidergic substrates.