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Definition of Serotonergic
Medical Definition of Serotonergic
1. Related to the action of serotonin or its precursor l-tryptophan. Origin: serotonin + G. Ergon, work (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Serotonergic
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1. The Neuroscience of Mental Health: A Report on Neuroscience Research edited by Stephen H. Koslow (1997)
"Thus, there Is no net increase in serotonergic effect in terminal fields. Over time, however, the autoreceptors gradually become desensitized, which results ..."
2. Alcohol and the Brain (1993)
"Subgroups of patients with the latter disorder may respond differently to serotonergic and ad- renergic drugs (Martin et al. ..."
3. Cocaine: Pharmacology, Effects, and Treatment of Abuse edited by John Grabowski (1994)
"Some reports have implicated serotonergic systems as important, ... Thus, cocaine binding sites on serotonergic nerve terminals may mediate only some ..."
4. Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States (1994)
"Cholinergic, serotonergic, and GABAergic receptor systems are preliminarily implicated ... The serotonergic system is implicated by the substitution of the ..."
5. Individual Differences in the Behavioral Etiology of Drug Abuse edited by Harold W. Gordon, Meyer D. Glantz (1997)
"There is a growing body of literature on the serotonergic mediation of behavioral ... serotonergic hyperfunction leads to inhibited behavior in animals and ..."