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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4] receptors are involved in cholinergically mediated contraction in the guinea pig gut, the lack of data identifying the 5-[HT.
With the progressive rise in receptor expression in cholinergically enriched regions (59), a second set of effects emerges, influencing cell replication and neuritic outgrowth, that is cholinergically related but nevertheless independent of the generation of chlorpyrifos oxon, the active metabolite that inhibits cholinesterase (3,8,10,16).