adrenergic fiber

adrenergic fiber

a nerve fiber of the autonomic nervous system that releases the neurotransmitter norepinephrine and, in some areas, dopamine. Most postganglionic sympathetic nerve fibers are of this type.
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10) Adrenergic fibers innervate the vas deferens, seminal vesicles, trigone of the urinary bladder, and proximal urethra.
8] The adrenergic fibers supply receptors located near the follicular basement membrane.