adrenergic nerve


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adrenergic nerve

A nerve that uses a catecholamine as its main neurotransmitter.
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Hypertensive response to the endotrachial intubation partly results from the activation of renin-angiotensin system, which is innervated by beta adrenergic nerve terminals.
This enzyme converts the amino acid tyrosine into the metabolite tyramine which stimulates the release of neurotransmitters such as dopamine from adrenergic nerve terminals while blocking the neurotransmitters' reuptake.
(14) Penile contractile and erectile tissue is richly innervated by the adrenergic nerve fibers.