Adrenergic Definition

ădrə-nûrjĭk
adjective
Activated by or capable of releasing epinephrine or an epinephrinelike substance, especially in the sympathetic nervous system.
Adrenergic nerve fibers.
American Heritage
Releasing epinephrine or a similar substance.
The adrenergic nerves of the sympathetic nervous system.
Webster's New World
Like epinephrine in chemical activity.
An adrenergic drug.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
sympathomimetic

Origin of Adrenergic

  • From adrenaline +‎ -ergic.

    From Wiktionary

  • adren(aline) –ergic

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

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