alpha-adrenergic

alpha-adrenergic
adjective Date: 1966 of, relating to, or being an alpha-receptor <
alpha-adrenergic blocking action
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  • alpha-adrenergic — [al′fə ad΄rə nʉr′jik] adj. of or having to do with an alpha receptor …   English World dictionary

  • alpha-adrenergic — ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ adjective : of, relating to, or being an alpha receptor alpha adrenergic blocking action * * * /al feuh ad reuh nerr jik/, adj. of or pertaining to an alpha receptor. [1965 70] …   Useful english dictionary

  • alpha-adrenergic — al·pha ad·ren·er·gic al fə .ad rə nər jik adj of, relating to, or being an alpha receptor <alpha adrenergic blocking action> …   Medical dictionary

  • alpha-adrenergic — /al feuh ad reuh nerr jik/, adj. of or pertaining to an alpha receptor. [1965 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • alpha-adrenergic — al•pha ad•ren•er•gic [[t]ˈæl fəˌæd rəˈnɜr dʒɪk[/t]] adj. biochem. phl of, pertaining to, or designating an alpha receptor • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • Alpha-adrenergic agonist — An adrenergic alpha agonist (or alpha adrenergic agonist) is a drug that selectively stimulates alpha adrenergic receptors. The alpha adrenergic receptor has two subclasses α1 and α2. ClassesAlthough complete selectivity between receptor agonism… …   Wikipedia

  • alpha-adrenergic blocker — noun any of various drugs that block alpha adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder • Syn: ↑alpha blocker, ↑alpha blocker, ↑alpha adrenergic blocking agent • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • alpha-adrenergic blocking agent — noun any of various drugs that block alpha adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder • Syn: ↑alpha blocker, ↑alpha blocker, ↑alpha adrenergic blocker • Hypernyms: ↑blocker …   Useful english dictionary

  • alpha-adrenergic blockade — alpha blockade see adrenergic b …   Medical dictionary

  • alpha-adrenergic blocker — alpha blocker …   The new mediacal dictionary

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