beta-agonist

noun

be·​ta-ag·​o·​nist -ˈag-ə-nəst How to pronounce beta-agonist (audio)
: any of various drugs (as albuterol or terbutaline) that combine with and activate a beta-receptor

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“Beta-agonist.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/beta-agonist. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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