Nicotinic Nic`o*tin"ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, nicotine; nicotic; -- used specifically to designate an acid related to pyridine, obtained by the oxidation of nicotine, and called nicotinic acid. [1913 Webster]

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  • nicotinic — NICOTÍNIC, Ă, nicotinici, ce, adj. Care se referă la nicotină; care este produs din nicotină. ♢ Acid nicotinic = compus organic, cristalizat, incolor, obţinut pe cale sintetică şi folosit la prepararea vitaminei PP. ♦ (Substantivat; f. pl.) Grupă …   Dicționar Român

  • nicotinic — (adj.) 1873, from NICOTINE (Cf. nicotine) + IC (Cf. ic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • nicotinic — tēnik, tin adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary nicotin + ic 1. : of or relating to nicotine or nicotinic acid 2. : producing a transitory stimulation followed by paralysis in autonomic ganglion cells nicotinic effect a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • nicotinic — Relating to the stimulating action of acetylcholine and other nicotine like agents on autonomic ganglia, adrenal medulla, and the motor end plate of striated muscle. * * * nic·o·tin·ic .nik ə tē nik, tin ik adj relating to, resembling, producing …   Medical dictionary

  • nicotinic — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1873 relating to, resembling, producing, or mediating the effects produced by nicotine on nerve fibers at autonomic ganglia and at the neuromuscular junctions of voluntary muscle… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nicotinic — adjective a) Of or pertaining to nicotine or nicotinic acid or its derivatives b) Of or pertaining to niacin …   Wiktionary

  • nicotinic — /nik euh tin ik, tee nik/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or containing nicotine. 2. related to or imitating the action of nicotine on neurons, esp. in blocking the cholinergic receptors of the autonomic ganglia. [1870 75; NICOTINE + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • nicotínic — ni|co|tí|nic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • nicotínic — adj. m., pl. nicotínici; f. sg. nicotínicã, pl. nicotínice …   Romanian orthography

  • nicotinic — nɪkÉ™ tɪnck , tɪːnɪk adj. containing nicotine; pertaining to nicotine …   English contemporary dictionary

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