dopaminergic

[ doh-puh-mi-nur-jik ]
/ ˌdoʊ pə mɪˈnɜr dʒɪk /

adjective Biochemistry.

activated by or sensitive to dopamine.

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Origin of dopaminergic

First recorded in 1970–75; dopamine + -ergic
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Medicine definitions for dopaminergic

dopaminergic

[ dō′pə-mə-nûrjĭk ]

adj.

Relating to, involved in, or initiated by the neurotransmitter activity of dopamine or related substances.

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