alpha-adrenergic

adjective
al·​pha-ad·​ren·​er·​gic | \ ˈal-fə-ˌa-drə-ˈnər-jik How to pronounce alpha-adrenergic (audio) \

Definition of alpha-adrenergic

: of, relating to, or being an alpha-receptor alpha-adrenergic blocking action

First Known Use of alpha-adrenergic

1954, in the meaning defined above

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“Alpha-adrenergic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alpha-adrenergic. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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alpha-adrenergic

adjective
al·​pha-ad·​ren·​er·​gic | \ ˈal-fə-ˌad-rə-ˈnər-jik How to pronounce alpha-adrenergic (audio) \

Medical Definition of alpha-adrenergic

: of, relating to, or being an alpha-receptor alpha-adrenergic blocking action

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