Definition of serotonergic in English:

serotonergic

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

Biochemistry
  • Denoting a nerve ending that releases and is stimulated by serotonin.
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    • 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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