Adjective "Nicotinic" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Nicotinic


    Definition:

    1. of, relating to, or containing nicotine.

    2. related to or imitating the action of nicotine on neurons, especially in blocking the cholinergic receptors of the autonomic ganglia.

    Examples:

    "receptors can be nicotinic."

    "compounds can be nicotinic."

    "agonistses can be nicotinic."