muscarinic

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Etymology[edit]

muscarine +‎ -ic

Adjective[edit]

muscarinic (comparative more muscarinic, superlative most muscarinic)

  1. Of or pertaining to muscarinic acetylcholine receptors, usually with regard to agonism or antagonism (blocking) of receptor activity.
  2. (Original (etymonic) sense but not the usual sense) Of or pertaining to muscarine.

Noun[edit]

muscarinic (plural muscarinics)

  1. A muscarinic drug: one that modulates (enhances or blocks) the activity of muscarinic acetylcholine receptors.

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