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serotonergic Line breaks: sero|ton¦er¦gic
Pronunciation: /ˌsɛrətə(ʊ)ˈnɜːdʒɪk/

Definition of serotonergic in English:


Denoting a nerve ending that releases and is stimulated by serotonin.
Example sentences
  • The juvenile, which forms within the larval ectoderm, independently develops a serotonergic system.
  • Reversal of social status via serotonergic activation appears to mimic chronic serotonergic activity.
  • In reduced preparations, subthreshold stimuli increased action potential activity in identified serotonergic neurons.
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