adrenergic nerve


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adrenergic nerve

A nerve that uses a catecholamine as its main neurotransmitter.
See also: nerve
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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.
When a sympathetic adrenergic nerve is stimulated, the released norepinephrine traverses the synaptic cleft and interacts with the (alpha-1 receptor).