beta-adrenergic

adjective
be·​ta-ad·​ren·​er·​gic | \ ˈbā-tə-ˌa-drə-ˈnər-jik How to pronounce beta-adrenergic (audio) \

Definition of beta-adrenergic

: of, relating to, or being a beta-receptor beta-adrenergic blocking action

First Known Use of beta-adrenergic

1959, in the meaning defined above

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“Beta-adrenergic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beta-adrenergic. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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beta-adrenergic

adjective
be·​ta-ad·​ren·​er·​gic | \ -ˌad-rə-ˈnər-jik How to pronounce beta-adrenergic (audio) \

Medical Definition of beta-adrenergic

: of, relating to, or being a beta-receptor a beta-adrenergic blocking agent

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