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adrenolytic

 [ah-dre″no-lit´ik]
inhibiting the action of the adrenergic nerves or of epinephrine.
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a·dre·no·lyt·ic

(ă-drēn-ō-lit'ik),
Denoting antagonism to or inhibition or blockade of the action of epinephrine, norepinephrine, and related sympathomimetics.
See also: adrenergic blocking agent.
[adreno- + G. lysis, loosening, dissolution]
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adrenolytic

(ə-drē′nə-lĭt′ĭk)
adj.
Inhibiting adrenergic signaling: an adrenolytic drug.

ad·re′no·lyt′ic n.
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Adrenolytic

adjective Referring to
(1) Inhibition of adrenaline/epinephrine activity or secretion.
(2) Sympathetic nerve fibres that block adrenaline (epinephrine) or noradrenaline (norepinephrine) activity at a synapse.
noun Any agent with adrenolytic (antagonist) activity.
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adrenolytic

Pharmacology adjective Referring to
1. Inhibition of epinephrine–adrenaline activity or secretion.
2. Sympathetic nerve fibers that block epinephrine or norepinephrine activity at a synapse noun Any agent with adrenolytic–antagonist activity.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ad·re·no·lyt·ic

(ă-drē'nō-lit'ik)
Denoting antagonism to or inhibition or blockade of the action of epinephrine, norepinephrine, and related sympathomimetics.
See also: adrenergic blocking agent
[adreno- + G. lysis, loosening, dissolution]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ad·re·no·lyt·ic

(ă-drē'nō-lit'ik)
Denoting antagonism to or inhibition or blockade of the action of epinephrine, norepinephrine, and related sympathomimetics.
See also: adrenergic blocking agent
[adreno- + G. lysis, loosening, dissolution]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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* Pure beta adrenolytic drugs, such as Atenolol (8,9)
The pharmacotherapeutic actions of the beta adrenolytic drugs are useful in the treatment of high blood pressure, angina, some forms of cardiac arrhythmia and glaucomatous disease.
Buszewski, "Fibers with polypyrrole and polythiophene phases for isolation and determination of adrenolytic drugs from human plasma by SPME-HPLC," Journal of Chromatography B, vol.
The detailed effect mechanism of aqueous and ethanolic nettle leaf extract on the cardiovascular system is still unclear, an adrenolytic effect as well as a potassium effect were discussed.
Thus, DDT prevented the lethal and adrenolytic effects of 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene in rats (73).
In the systemic treatment of ACC, despite its toxicity and lower response rates, an adrenolytic agent mitotane can be used.