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group consciousness

1. the awareness exhibited by individual group members about the group, its members, and their commonalities. Just as self-consciousness pertains to awareness of the self, so group consciousness pertains to awareness of the collective.

2. see group mind.

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May 26th 2024

catecholaminergic

catecholaminergic

adj. responding to, releasing, or otherwise involving catecholamines. For example, a catecholaminergic neuron is one that releases norepinephrine or another catecholamine as a neurotransmitter.