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Search Results for: cholinergic system

Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... Read More

Baptitoxine

Baptitoxine --> cytisine a toxic selective nicotinic cholinergic alkaloid from the seed of laburnum anagyroides and other... Read More

External capsule

Definition noun (anatomy) A thin, white sheet of whiter matter fibers in the brain between the putamen and... Read More

Drug

Definition noun, plural: drugs (1) Any chemical substance administered for therapeutic purposes, diagnosis, prevention of... Read More

Intrinsic sympathomimetic activity

Definition noun The property of a drug that produces partial agonist effect at the receptor similar to the cholinergic... Read More

Agonist

Definition noun, plural: agonists (pharmacology) A molecule that combines with a receptor on a cell to trigger physiological... Read More

Gated ion channel

Gated ion channel (Science: physiology) transmembrane proteins of excitable cells, that allow a flux of ions to pass only... Read More

Parasympathetic nervous system

Definition noun A division of the (vertebrate) autonomic nervous system whose physiological effects are mostly in opposition... Read More

Gastric chief cell

Definition noun, plural: gastric chief cells An epithelial cell that is found mainly in the mucosal layer of the stomach... Read More

Neural Control Mechanisms

Nerve cells called neurons generate electric signals that pass from one end of the cell to another and release chemical... Read More

Consciousness and Behavior

States of Consciousness Defined either by (1) behavior - ranging from attentive and alert to coma and (2) electrical... Read More