adjective Biochemistry.

activated by or sensitive to dopamine.

Origin of dopaminergic

First recorded in 1970–75; dopamine + -ergic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

dopaminergic in Medicine




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