adrenergic fiber

n.

Any of the fibers that transmit impulses to other nerve cells, smooth muscle, or gland cells by norepinephrine.

Nearby words

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


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