nicotinic

[ nik-uh-tin-ik, -tee-nik ]
/ ˌnɪk əˈtɪn ɪk, -ˈti nɪk /

adjective

of, relating to, or containing nicotine.
related to or imitating the action of nicotine on neurons, especially in blocking the cholinergic receptors of the autonomic ganglia.

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Origin of nicotinic

First recorded in 1870–75; nicotine + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM nicotinic

non·nic·o·tin·ic, adjective
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Medical definitions for nicotinic

nicotinic
[ nĭk′ə-tĭnĭk, -tēnĭk ]

adj.

Of or relating to nicotine.
Of or relating to niacin.
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