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tonic

n. liquor. Just a bit of tonic. I’m cutting down.
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Exercise training lowers the enhanced tonically active glutamatergic input to the rostral ventrolateral medulla in hypertensive rats," CNS Neuroscience and Therapeutics, vol.
Opposing tonically active endogenous opioid systems modulate the mesolimbic dopaminergic pathway.
Spontaneous glutamate release is independent of calcium influx and tonically activated by the calcium-sensing receptor.
It remains tonically contracted even at rest, thus maintaining a pressure of 10-30 mm Hg.
26) GABAergic neurons in some of these nuclei exert the same response as the VTA, for example the GABAergic system of the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis is tonically active and decreases the arterial pressure and heart rate.
A neurological condition of unknown origin characterized by a tonically dilated pupil, an unusual asymmetric presentation known as Anisocria.
tonically elevated sympathetic tone with extended sleep periods.
Goodman, Editor-in-Chief of Experimental Biology and Medicine, added that this compelling evidence confirmed the absolute requirement for OGFr (and OGF) as a tonically active inhibitory regulatory mechanism in ovarian cancer.