adrenergic blocking agent

n.

A compound that selectively inhibits responses to sympathetic adrenergic nerve impulses and to adrenergic amines.

Nearby words

  1. adrenalized,
  2. adrenalopathy,
  3. adrenergic,
  4. adrenergic amine,
  5. adrenergic blockade,
  6. adrenergic fiber,
  7. adrenergic neuronal blocking agent,
  8. adrenergic receptor,
  9. adreno-,
  10. adrenoceptive


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