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British Dictionary definitions for cholinergic
denoting nerve fibres that release acetylcholine when stimulated
of or relating to the type of chemical activity associated with acetylcholine and similar substances
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Scientific definitions for cholinergic
Relating to a neuron or axon that is activated by or is capable of releasing acetylcholine when a nerve impulse passes. The nerve endings of the parasympathetic nervous system are cholinergic.
Having physiological effects similar to those of acetylcholine, as certain drugs.
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