cholinergic

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Antonyms for cholinergic

releasing or activated by acetylcholine or a related compound

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The presence of alkaloids in the preparations that are used in traditional medicine could produce a stimulation of cholinergic fibers (Taylor, 1991), whose symptomatology could be associated with the alkaloid concentration reached depending on the extraction method employed (infusion or decoction), justifying the uses and adverse effects that are attributed to it.
The same colonization by adrenal or cholinergic fibers has also been shown for other skeletal muscles in other animal species.
In the study, the investigators measured the density of cholinergic fibers that link neurons in untreated older monkeys and in aged monkeys who received transplants of genetically-altered brain cells.
Cholinergic fibers supplying C cells of the thyroid have been identified in chickens, but their existence in humans has yet to be described.