cholinergic

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(kō′lə nûrjik, kol′ə-)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
cho•lin•er•gic  (kō′lə nûrjik, kol′ə-),USA pronunciation adj. [Biochem.]
  1. Biochemistryresembling acetylcholine in pharmacological action.
  2. Biochemistrystimulated by or releasing acetylcholine or a related compound.
  • (acetyl)choline + -ergic 1930–35

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