Definition of Muscarinic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to muscarine. ¹



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Definition of Muscarinic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Muscarinic

1. 1. Having a muscarine-like action, i.e., producing effects that resemble postganglionic parasympathetic stimulation. 2. An agent that stimulates the postganglionic parasympathetic receptor. See: muscarine, nicotinic. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muscarinic

muscadine
muscadines
muscadins
muscae
muscae volitantes
muscales
muscallonge
muscardin
muscardine
muscardines
muscardins
muscariform
muscarin
muscarine
muscarines
muscarinic (current term)
muscarinic acetylcholine receptor
muscarinic agonist
muscarinic antagonist
muscarinic antagonists
muscarinic receptor kinase
muscarinic receptors
muscarinism
muscat
muscat grape
muscatel
muscatels
muscats
muschelkalk
musci

Literary usage of Muscarinic

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1. Molecular Neurobiology: Proceedings of the 2nd NIMH Conference by Steven Zalcman (1995)
"Kurachi, Y.; Nakajima, T.; and Sugimoto, T. On the mechanism of activation of muscarinic K* channels by adenosine in isolated atrial cells: Involvement of ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"The distribution of nicotinic and muscarinic receptor subtypes was examined in human brain tissue obtained at autopsy from neurologically normal adult ..."

3. Health Consequences of Smoking: Nicotine Addiction a Report of the Surgeon by DIANE Publishing Company, C. Everett Koop, M.D. (1995)
"These effects of arecoline were blocked by pretreatment with the muscarinic antagonist, atropine, while the quaternary compound, methyl atropine (which does ..."

4. Problems of Drug Dependence: Proceedings of the 58th Annual Scientific Meeting by Louie S. Harrie (1999)
"GBR-12909 which does not bind with high affinity to muscarinic receptors. Potentially, a separation of binding affinities for the dopamine transporter vs. ..."

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