"Cholinergic Agents" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Any drug used for its actions on cholinergic systems. Included here are agonists and antagonists, drugs that affect the life cycle of ACETYLCHOLINE, and drugs that affect the survival of cholinergic neurons. The term cholinergic agents is sometimes still used in the narrower sense of MUSCARINIC AGONISTS, although most modern texts discourage that usage.
- Cholinergic Agents
- Agents, Cholinergic
- Acetylcholine Agents
- Agents, Acetylcholine
- Cholinergic Drugs
- Drugs, Cholinergic
- Nicotinic Effect
- Effect, Nicotinic
- Nicotinic Effects
- Effects, Nicotinic
- Cholinergic Effect
- Effect, Cholinergic
- Cholinergic Effects
- Effects, Cholinergic
- Muscarinic Effect
- Effect, Muscarinic
- Muscarinic Effects
- Effects, Muscarinic
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