adrenergic blocking agent


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ad·re·ner·gic block·ing a·gent

a compound that selectively blocks or inhibits responses to sympathetic adrenergic nerve activity (sympatholytic agent) and to epinephrine, norepinephrine, and other adrenergic amines (adrenolytic agent); two distinct classes exist, α- and β-adrenergic receptor blocking agents.

ad·re·ner·gic block·ing a·gent

(ad'rĕ-nĕr'jik blok'ing ā'jĕnt)
A compound that selectively blocks or inhibits responses to sympathetic adrenergic nerve activity (sympatholytic agent) and to epinephrine, norepinephrine, and other adrenergic amines (adrenolytic agent); two distinct classes exist, alpha- and beta-adrenergic receptor blocking agents.

ad·re·ner·gic block·ing a·gent

(ad'rĕ-nĕr'jik blok'ing ā'jĕnt)
Compound that selectively blocks or inhibits responses to sympathetic adrenergic nerve activity (sympatholytic agent) and to epinephrine, norepinephrine, and other adrenergic amines (adrenolytic agent); two distinct classes exist, α- and β-adrenergic receptor blocking agents.