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cholinergic

[¦kō·lə¦nər·jik]
(physiology)
Liberating, activated by, or resembling the physiologic action of acetylcholine.
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Supply Tiotropium Bromide Powder for Inhalation "Spiriva" for treatment with cholinergic antagonist negotiated procedure without notice Contest.
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Finally, to determine the interaction of hydroalcoholic extract of ginger and the cholinergic system, the experiment was continued as follow: after seen of relaxation effect of extract for 30 minutes, acetylcholine as the cholinergic agonist with dose of 2 x [10.
Nerve growth factor neurotrophic therapy, he continued, "should overcome all of these deficiencies and therefore provide a more effective therapy, applying a variation of the cholinergic approach that has shown proof of concept.
Cholinergic neurotransmission plays a key role in many physiological processes in the central nervous system, ranging from learning and memory formation to fine control of sleep-wake cycles (SWC).
The results of the present study force us to think in a new light regarding the possibility that the imbalance between DA and ACh, as a result of a cooperative role of dopaminergic and cholinergic systems, might be associated with the pathogenesis of PD.
Inhibition of cholinesterase produces cholinergic hyperstimulation because the excess acetylcholine interacts with muscarinic and nicotinic receptors, and the organophosphates themselves interact directly with the receptors (Gupta 2004).
Because Parkinson's, like Alzheimer's, is a disease of the cholinergic system, cholinesterase inhibitors are a sound alternative for Parkinson's dementia, Dr.
cholinergic neurons) that contain or are stimulated by a certain chemical messenger in the brain (i.
Result is improved cholinergic transmission of nerve impulses.
Special Considerations: Cholinergic GI side effects are the most common ad verse effect, but these are transient in most patients and can be managed with symptomatic treatments, said Dr.
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