Definition of monoaminergic in English:

monoaminergic

(also monaminergic)

adjective

Physiology
  • Designating neurons and neural pathways that utilize a monoamine as a neurotransmitter; of or relating to such neurons and pathways, or such neurotransmission. Also: of, relating to, or designating monoamines that function as neurotransmitters.

Origin

1960s. From monoamine + -ergic. Compare slightly later aminergic.

Pronunciation

monoaminergic

/ˌmɒnəʊamɪˈnəːdʒɪk/