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Adrenergic Drug

Definition of the noun adrenergic drug

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  1. drug that has the effects of epinephrine
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of adrenergic drug: adrenergic
    • more generic words: pressor / vasoconstrictive / vasoconstrictor = any agent that causes a narrowing of an opening of a blood vessel: cold or stress or nicotine or epinephrine or norepinephrine or angiotensin or vasopressin or certain drugs
    • more specific words:
      • phenylephrine = a powerful vasoconstrictor used to dilate the pupils and relieve nasal congestion
      • phenylpropanolamine = an adrenergic drug used in many preparations to relieve allergic reactions or respiratory infections

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Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

adrenergic drug. See sympathomimetic. adrenergic fibres, nerve fibres of the autonomic nervous system that release the neurotransmitter noradrenaline ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Adrenergic Drug Drugs that elicit the ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

A topical adrenergic drug predominantly used in the investigation and diagnosis of HORNER'S SYNDROME. Resolution of signs with one drop of 0.5 per cent phenylephrine within 10 minutes suggests a third order nerve lesion, while ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Estrogen Ethylnorepinephrine Exanthem Ethylnorepinephrine Adrenergic drug used in asthma.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2002)

by Raymond J. Corsini

adrenergic drug Suhstance that stimulates the activity of epinephrine or mimics the functions of epinephrine.

Google previewThe A-Z Encyclopedia of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2002)

by Thomas Nordegren

Adrenergic drug Also called sympaticomimetic drug, any member of a class of drugs affecting the 22.

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Immunology, Third Edition (2009)

by Julius M. Cruse, Robert E. Lewis

bronchodilator Quick acting aerosolized β adrenergic drug that inhibits mast cell degranulation and relieves bronchoconstriction during acute asthma attacks.

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

Levophed Bitartrate, an adrenergic drug.

Google previewCompact American Medical Dictionary (1998)

A Concise and Up-to-date Guide to Medical Terms by Houghton Mifflin Company

An adrenergic drug that acts as a vasoconstrictor and is used as a nasal deconges- tant, a bronchodilator, an appetite suppressant, and a mild stimulant. phen-y-to-m (fen'l-to'm, fa-nlt'o-) n. An anticonvulsant drug chemically related to the ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

CnHl7N03HCl, an adrenergic drug used to dilate the airways and stimulate the heart in treatment of bronchial asthma, shock, irregular heart rhythm, and stoppage of the heart, and of spasm of the airways during anesthesia. Isoptera ...

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