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 previously indicated Kidsolone along had no direct cholinergic or anti-cholinergic effect.
Combinations of memantine with cholinergic drugs have been found to be efficacious in AD, since the treatments have synergistic mechanisms of action.
Medications known as cholinesterase inhibitors, which are widely used in the treatment of dementia, act upon the cholinergic system by slowing the reabsorption of acetylcholine and in effect increasing the availability of the neurotransmitter in communication points between neurons so that it can be utilized by the cells.