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serotonergic

[ser-uh-tn-ur-jik] /ˈsɛr ə tnˈɜr dʒɪk/
adjective
1.
containing or activated by serotonin.
Origin of serotonergic
1965-1970
1965-70; seroton(in) + -ergic
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serotonergic in Medicine

serotonergic se·ro·to·ner·gic (sěr'ə-tn-ûr'jĭk) or se·ro·to·ni·ner·gic (-tō'nə-nûr'jĭk)
adj.
Activated by or capable of liberating serotonin, especially in transmitting nerve impulses.

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