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beta-adrenergic

(bā′tə-ăd′rə-nûr′jĭk, bē′-)
adj.
Of, relating to, stimulating, or being a beta-receptor: a beta-adrenergic agent.

beta-adrenergic

Pertaining to the class of receptors for ADRENALINE and NORADRENALINE known as the beta receptors.
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A randomised clinical trial to determine the effect of beta-adrenergic blocking with propranolol on labour.
In suspected cases of illicit drug abuse, beta-adrenergic blocking agents should be avoided.
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