cholinergic

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cholinergic

[¦kō·lə¦nər·jik]
(physiology)
Liberating, activated by, or resembling the physiologic action of acetylcholine.
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The same colonization by adrenal or cholinergic fibers has also been shown for other skeletal muscles in other animal species.
In the study, the investigators measured the density of cholinergic fibers that link neurons in untreated older monkeys and in aged monkeys who received transplants of genetically-altered brain cells.
Cholinergic fibers supplying C cells of the thyroid have been identified in chickens, but their existence in humans has yet to be described.