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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.
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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]
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