CATECHOLAMINERGIC NEURON

n. a neuron whose functions include the release of a catecholamine. A noradrenergic neuron, for example, is responsible for releasing the neurotransmitter norepinephrine (or noradrenaline). See adrenergic neuron.

CATECHOLAMINERGIC NEURON: "A catecholaminergic neuron is a nerve cell designed to release a neurotransmitter when needed."
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