beta-adrenergic

adjective

be·​ta-ad·​ren·​er·​gic ˈbā-tə-ˌa-drə-ˈnər-jik How to pronounce beta-adrenergic (audio)
: of, relating to, or being a beta-receptor
beta-adrenergic blocking action

Word History

First Known Use

1959, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of beta-adrenergic was in 1959

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“Beta-adrenergic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beta-adrenergic. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

beta-adrenergic

adjective
be·​ta-ad·​ren·​er·​gic -ˌad-rə-ˈnər-jik How to pronounce beta-adrenergic (audio)
: of, relating to, or being a beta-receptor
a beta-adrenergic blocking agent
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