Definition of cholinergic in English:

cholinergic

adjective

Physiology
  • Relating to or denoting nerve cells in which acetylcholine acts as a neurotransmitter.

    Contrasted with adrenergic

Pronunciation

cholinergic

/ˌkōləˈnərjik/ /ˌkoʊləˈnərdʒɪk/

Origin

1930s from choline + Greek ergon ‘work’+ -ic.