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adrenolytic

 [ah-dre″no-lit´ik]
inhibiting the action of the adrenergic nerves or of epinephrine.

a·dre·no·lyt·ic

(ă-drēn-ō-lit'ik),
Denoting antagonism to or inhibition or blockade of the action of epinephrine, norepinephrine, and related sympathomimetics.
See also: adrenergic blocking agent.
[adreno- + G. lysis, loosening, dissolution]

adrenolytic

/adre·no·lyt·ic/ (-lit´ik) inhibiting the action of the adrenergic nerves, or the response to epinephrine.

adrenolytic

(ə-drē′nə-lĭt′ĭk)
adj.
Inhibiting adrenergic signaling: an adrenolytic drug.

ad·re′no·lyt′ic n.

Adrenolytic

adjective Referring to
(1) Inhibition of adrenaline/epinephrine activity or secretion.
(2) Sympathetic nerve fibres that block adrenaline (epinephrine) or noradrenaline (norepinephrine) activity at a synapse.
noun Any agent with adrenolytic (antagonist) activity.

adrenolytic

Pharmacology adjective Referring to
1. Inhibition of epinephrine–adrenaline activity or secretion.
2. Sympathetic nerve fibers that block epinephrine or norepinephrine activity at a synapse noun Any agent with adrenolytic–antagonist activity.

ad·re·no·lyt·ic

(ă-drē'nō-lit'ik)
Denoting antagonism to or inhibition or blockade of the action of epinephrine, norepinephrine, and related sympathomimetics.
See also: adrenergic blocking agent
[adreno- + G. lysis, loosening, dissolution]

adrenolytic

agents antagonistic to adrenaline (epinephrine), noradrenaline (norepinephrine) and other sympathomimetic agents

ad·re·no·lyt·ic

(ă-drē'nō-lit'ik)
Denoting antagonism to or inhibition or blockade of the action of epinephrine, norepinephrine, and related sympathomimetics.
See also: adrenergic blocking agent
[adreno- + G. lysis, loosening, dissolution]

adrenolytic (ədrē´nōlit´ik),

adj capable of impeding the action of epinephrine, levarterenol (norepinephrine), or both (sympatholytic).
adrenolytic agent,

adrenolytic

1. antagonizing the action of adrenaline (epinephrine). See also antiadrenergic; adrenergic blocking agent.
2. inhibits secretions of the adrenal gland. See mitotane.
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