adjective Date: 1966 liberating, activated by, or involving dopamine or related substances

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  • dopaminergic — ¦dōpəˌmē¦nərjə̇k, mə̇¦n adjective Etymology: dopamine (herein) + ergic (herein) : relating to, participating in, or activated by the neurotransmitter activity of dopamine or related substances a dopaminergic pathway in the nervous system… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • dopaminergic — /doh peuh mi nerr jik/, adj. Biochem. activated by or sensitive to dopamine. [1970 75; DOPAMINE + ERGIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • dopaminergic — adj. activated or transferred by dopamine (type of neurotransmitter transports chemical signals between neurons) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dopaminergic — [ˌdəʊpəmi: nə:dʒɪk] adjective Biochemistry releasing or involving dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Origin 1960s: from dopamine + Greek ergon work + ic …   English new terms dictionary

  • dopaminergic — do·pa·min·er·gic …   English syllables

  • dopaminergic — do•pa•mi•ner•gic [[t]ˌdoʊ pə mɪˈnɜr dʒɪk[/t]] adj. biochem. activated by or sensitive to dopamine • Etymology: 1970–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • dopaminergic — /doʊpəmɪˈnɜdʒɪk/ (say dohpuhmi nerjik) adjective producing dopamine. {dopamine + ergic} …   Australian English dictionary

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