serotonergic

[ ser-uh-tn-ur-jik ]
/ ˈsɛr ə tnˈɜr dʒɪk /

adjective

containing or activated by serotonin.

Nearby words

  1. serosynovitis,
  2. serotherapy,
  3. serotinal,
  4. serotine,
  5. serotinous,
  6. serotonin,
  7. serotype,
  8. serous,
  9. serous cell,
  10. serous cyst

Origin of serotonergic

First recorded in 1965–70; seroton(in) + -ergic

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Medicine definitions for serotonergic

serotonergic

[ sĕr′ə-tn-ûrjĭk ]

adj.

Activated by or capable of liberating serotonin, especially in transmitting nerve impulses.

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