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 (sĕr′ə-tn-ûr′jĭk) also se·ro·to·ni·ner·gic (-tō′nə-nûr′jĭk)
Activated by or capable of liberating serotonin, especially in transmitting nerve impulses: serotonergic neurons; serotonergic drugs.


(ˌsɛrətəˈnɜːdʒɪk) or


(of a nerve ending) activating or activated by serotonin
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However, as exercise cessation approaches, the dopaminergic activity returns to basal values but the serotoninergic activity remains high (15,27,65,72).
Electrophysiological responses of serotoninergic dorsal raphe neurons to 5-HT1A and 5-HT1B agonist.
The mechanisms of paracetamol action have not yet been fully understood and may involve inhibition of central cyclooxygenase (COX-3) pathway in the central nervous system and interaction with the serotoninergic system (37).
Data Sources: Papers in English published in PubMed, Cochrane, and Ovid Nursing databases between January 1988 and November 2016 were searched using the following keywords: PD, nondopaminergic therapy, adenosine, glutamatergic, adrenergic, serotoninergic, histaminic, and iron chelator.
Distribution of two morphologically distinct subsets of serotoninergic axons in the cerebral cortex of the marmoset.
Serotonin plays a major role in the expression of phototactic behavior in gammarids: Pomphorhynchus parasites increase brain serotoninergic activity of gammarids (Tain et al.
5) The serotoninergic system, and the 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) as the key neurotransmitter, has an antinociceptive role in the dorsal horn of the descending tract of the spinal cord.
Serotoninergic deregulation could explain the development of anti-social behaviors in adults who experienced early-life stress (De Bellis et al.
It receives serotoninergic afferences from the locus ceruleus with projection to the frontal lobe of the brain.
Serotoninergic syndrome caused by linezolid and metoclopramide: a case report
This inhibition should result in accumulation of serotonin (18), some dopamine reuptake inhibitors, monoamines and other neurotransmitter amines in the synaptic cleft and therefore facilitation of serotoninergic transmission in the central nervous system (19).