dopaminergic

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

adjective Biochemistry.

activated by or sensitive to dopamine.

Nearby words

  1. doozie,
  2. doozy,
  3. dop,
  4. dopa,
  5. dopamine,
  6. dopant,
  7. dopatta,
  8. dope,
  9. dope addict,
  10. dope fiend

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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