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[koh-luh-nur-jik, kol-uh-] /ˌkoʊ ləˈnɜr dʒɪk, ˌkɒl ə-/

adjective, Biochemistry.
resembling in pharmacological action.
stimulated by or releasing or a related compound.
denoting nerve fibres that release acetylcholine when stimulated
of or relating to the type of chemical activity associated with acetylcholine and similar substances

1934, from choline (coined in German, 1862, from Greek khole “bile;” see cholera) + Greek ergon “work” (see urge (v.)) + -ic.

cholinergic cho·lin·er·gic (kō’lə-nûr’jĭk)



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