Adrenergic meaning

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Releasing epinephrine or a similar substance.

The adrenergic nerves of the sympathetic nervous system.

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Like epinephrine in chemical activity.

An adrenergic drug.

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Having physiological effects similar to those of epinephrine.

An adrenergic amine.

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Relating to a neuron or axon that is activated by or capable of releasing epinephrine or an epinephrine-like substance when a nerve impulse passes. The nerve endings of the sympathetic nervous system are adrenergic.
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Having physiological effects similar to those of epinephrine, as certain drugs.
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Having the quality of adrenaline or epinephrine.
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Containing or releasing adrenaline.
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Activated by or capable of releasing epinephrine or an epinephrinelike substance, especially in the sympathetic nervous system.

Adrenergic nerve fibers.

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Having physiological effects similar to those of epinephrine.

An adrenergic drug.

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Activated by or capable of releasing epinephrine or a similar substance, especially in the sympathetic nervous system.

Adrenergic receptors.

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Origin of adrenergic

  • adren(aline) –ergic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From adrenaline +‎ -ergic.

    From Wiktionary