Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Activated by or capable of liberating acetylcholine, especially in the parasympathetic nervous system.
  • adjective Having physiological effects similar to those of acetylcholine.

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  • adjective biochemistry Of, pertaining to, activated by, producing or having the same function as acetylcholine

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  • adjective releasing or activated by acetylcholine or a related compound

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[(acetyl)cholin(e) + –ergic.]

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choline +‎ -ergic

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