dopaminergic

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do·pa·mi·ner·gic

 (dō′pə-mə-nûr′jĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or activated by dopamine or related substances.

dopaminergic

(ˌdəʊpəmiːnˈɜːdʒɪk; ˌdɒpəmiːnˈɜːdʒɪk; ˌdəʊpəmɪnˈɜːdʒɪk)
adj
of, relating to, or containing dopamine

do•pa•mi•ner•gic

(ˌdoʊ pə mɪˈnɜr dʒɪk)

adj.
activated by or sensitive to dopamine.
[1970–75]
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