adrenergic drug

adrenergic drug

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  • adrenergic drug — noun drug that has the effects of epinephrine • Syn: ↑adrenergic • Derivationally related forms: ↑adrenergic (for: ↑adrenergic) • Hypernyms: ↑vasoconstrictor, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • adrenergic drug —       any of various drugs that interfere with the functioning of the sympathetic nervous system by affecting the release or action of norepinephrine and epinephrine (epinephrine and norepinephrine). The former are hormones, secreted by the… …   Universalium

  • Adrenergic — can refer to: * the adjective form of adrenaline (now generically termed epinephrine) * adrenergic agonist * adrenergic antagonist * adrenergic receptor * adrenergic drug …   Wikipedia

  • adrenergic — [ad΄rə nʉr′jik] adj. [< ADRENO + Gr erg(on), WORK + IC] 1. releasing epinephrine or a similar substance [the adrenergic nerves of the sympathetic nervous system] 2. like epinephrine in chemical activity [an adrenergic drug] …   English World dictionary

  • drug — drug1 /drug/, n., v., drugged, drugging. n. 1. Pharm. a chemical substance used in the treatment, cure, prevention, or diagnosis of disease or used to otherwise enhance physical or mental well being. 2. (in federal law) a. any substance… …   Universalium

  • Drug — /droog/, n. Zoroastrianism. the cosmic principle of disorder and falsehood. Cf. Asha. [ < Avestan drauga] * * * I Any chemical agent that affects the function of living things. Some, including antibiotics, stimulants, tranquilizers,… …   Universalium

  • adrenergic — ad•ren•er•gic [[t]ˌæd rəˈnɜr dʒɪk[/t]] adj. 1) biochem. pha resembling epinephrine in physiological effect: an adrenergic drug[/ex] 2) biochem. releasing epinephrine: adrenergic neurons[/ex] 3) biochem. pha activated by epinephrine or a similar… …   From formal English to slang

  • adrenergic — I noun drug that has the effects of epinephrine • Syn: ↑adrenergic drug • Hypernyms: ↑vasoconstrictor, ↑vasoconstrictive, ↑pressor • Hyponyms: ↑phenylephr …   Useful english dictionary

  • Drug eruption — Classification and external resources Examples of drug eruptions. (A) Bullous dermatitis caused by sulfathiazole (B) Fixed drug eruption caused by phenolphtalein (C) Bullous erythema multiforme (D) Diffuse photosensitivity reaction …   Wikipedia

  • Adrenergic storm — An adrenergic storm is a sudden and dramatic increase in serum levels of the catecholamines adrenalin and noradrenalin (also known as epinephrine and norepinephrine respectively), with a less significant increase in dopamine transmission. It is a …   Wikipedia

  • Adrenergic agonist — An adrenergic is a drug, or other substance, which has effects similar to, or the same as, epinephrine (adrenaline). Thus, they are a kind of sympathomimetic agents. Alternatively, it may refer to something which is susceptible to epinephrine, or …   Wikipedia

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