[ser-uh-tn-ur-jik] /ˈsɛr ə tnˈɜr dʒɪk/
containing or activated by serotonin.
serotonergic se·ro·to·ner·gic (sěr’ə-tn-ûr’jĭk) or se·ro·to·ni·ner·gic (-tō’nə-nûr’jĭk)
Activated by or capable of liberating serotonin, especially in transmitting nerve impulses.
noun, Biochemistry. 1. a neurotransmitter, derived from tryptophan, that is involved in sleep, depression, memory, and other neurological processes. noun 1. a compound that occurs in the brain, intestines, and blood platelets and acts as a neurotransmitter, as well as inducing vasoconstriction and contraction of smooth muscle; 5-hydroxytryptamine (5HT) serotonin se·ro·to·nin (sěr’ə-tō’nĭn, sēr’-) n. An […]
noun 1. a group of organisms, microorganisms, or cells distinguished by their shared specific antigens as determined by serologic testing. 2. the set of antigens that characterizes the group. verb (used with object), serotyped, serotyping. 3. to classify by serotype. noun 1. (med) a category into which material, usually a bacterium, is placed based on […]
adjective 1. resembling serum; of a watery nature. 2. containing or secreting serum. 3. of, relating to, or characterized by serum. adjective 1. of, resembling, producing, or containing serum serous se·rous (sēr’əs) adj. Containing, secreting, or resembling serum.
- Serous cell
serous cell n. A cell, especially of the salivary gland, that secretes a watery albuminlike fluid.