be·ta-adre·no·cep·ter | \¦bā-tə-ə-¦drē-nə-ˌsep-tər+ \
variants: or less commonly beta-adrenoreceptor \¦bā-tə-ə-¦drē-nə-ri-ˌsep-tər+ \
plural beta-adrenocepters also beta-adrenoreceptors

Definition of beta-adrenocepter 

: beta-receptor Stimulation of beta-adrenoceptors tends to decrease the total peripheral resistance to blood flow and potently increases the force and rate of the heartbeat.— David S. Goldstein, Adrenaline and the Inner World … , 2006

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1967, in the meaning defined above

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