noradrenergic
adjective Etymology: noradrenaline + -ergic Date: 1963 liberating, activated by, or involving norepinephrine in the transmission of nerve impulses <
noradrenergic nerve endings
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noradrenergic nerve fibers
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  • noradrenergic — nor·ad·ren·er·gic .nȯr .ad rə nər jik adj liberating, activated by, or involving norepinephrine in the transmission of nerve impulses <a progressive deterioration of central noradrenergic pathways (C. D. Wise & Larry Stein)>… …   Medical dictionary

  • noradrenergic — nor·ad·re·ner·gic (nôr ăd rə nûrʹjĭk) adj. Stimulated by or releasing norepinephrine: noradrenergic neurons.   nor ad·re·nerʹgi·cal·ly adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • noradrenergic — ¦nȯ(ə)rˌ adjective Etymology: noradrenaline + ergic (herein) : liberating, activated by, or involving norepinephrine in the transmission of nerve impulses noradrenergic synapses compare adrenergic in the Dict cholinergic in the …   Useful english dictionary

  • noradrenergic — adjective a) Having the quality of noradrenaline. b) Containing or releasing norepinephrine or noradrenaline …   Wiktionary

  • noradrenergic — nor·adrenergic …   English syllables

  • noradrenergic — /nɔrədrəˈnɜdʒɪk/ (say nawruhdruh nerjik) adjective producing noradrenaline. {noradren(aline) + ergic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Noradrenergic cell groups — refers to collections of neurons in the central nervous system that have been demonstrated by histochemical fluorescence to contain the neurotransmitter norepinephrine (noradrenalin).[1] They are named noradrenergic cell group A1, noradrenergic… …   Wikipedia

  • Noradrenergic cell group A4 — is a group of cells exhibiting noradrenergic fluorescence that, in the rat, are located in the Tegmen ventriculi quarti (roof of the fourth ventricle) ventral to the cerebellar nuclei[1] and in the macaque are found at the edge of the lateral… …   Wikipedia

  • Noradrenergic cell group A1 — is a group of cells in the vicinity of the lateral reticular nucleus of the medullary reticular formation that label for norepinephine in primates[1] and rodents.[2] References ^ Felten DL; Sladek JR Jr. (1983). Monoamine distribution in primate… …   Wikipedia

  • Noradrenergic cell group A2 — is a group of cells in the vicinity of the dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus nerve in the medulla that label for norepinephine in primates[1] and rodents.[2] References ^ Felten DL; Sladek JR Jr. (1983). Monoamine distribution in primate brain V …   Wikipedia

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