adrenergic amine

sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic a·mine

an agent that evokes responses similar to those produced by adrenergic nerve activity (for example, epinephrine, ephedrine, isoproterenol).

adrenergic amine

A generic term for catecholamine (e.g., dopamine, adrenaline, noradrenaline) or sympathomimetic agents, either direct-acting (e.g., alpha-adrenergics, beta-adrenergics, and dopaminergics) or indirect-acting (e.g., MAOIs, COMT inhibitors, and serotonin reuptake inhibitors).

sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic a·mine

(sim'pă-thō-mi-met'ik ă-mēn')
Agent that evokes responses similar to those produced by adrenergic nerve activity.
Synonym(s): adrenergic amine, adrenomimetic amine.
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aurantium contain nearly 10% of flavonoids and five adrenergic amines: synephrine, hodermine, octopamine, tyramine and N-methylthyramine.
Part used: fruit Active ingredientss: adrenergic amines: synephrine, N-methyltyramine, hordenine, octopamine and thyramine.