dopaminergic

[doh-puh-mi-nur-jik]
adjective Biochemistry.
activated by or sensitive to dopamine.

Origin:
1970–75; dopamine + -ergic

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dopaminergic do·pa·mi·ner·gic (dō'pə-mə-nûr'jĭk)
adj.
Relating to, involved in, or initiated by the neurotransmitter activity of dopamine or related substances.

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The world is full of possibilities, and it is our dopaminergic urges that help us choose between them.
Contemporary theories of reinforcement learning are rooted in the dopaminergic reward system.
The basal ganglia is also a center for dopaminergic activity, which plays a big role in locomotor activity and drug responses.
The role of the dopaminergic neurons has been the source of a considerable literature.
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