Definitions for "Cholinergic system"
All the nerve cells for which acetylcholine is the transmitter substance, in contrast to the adrenergic system.
The system of nerve cells that uses acetylcholine to communicate between cells and is damaged in the brains of individuals with Alzheimer's disease.
is also called the parasympathetic nervous system; it is involved in nerve transmission related to memory and cognition, as well as the involuntary functioning of major organs such as the heart, lungs and gastrointestinal system.