sympathoadrenal

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sympathoadrenal

 [sim″pah-tho-ah-dre´nal]
1. pertaining to the sympathetic nervous system and the adrenal medulla.
2. involving the sympathetic nervous system and the adrenal glands, especially increased sympathetic activity that causes increased secretion of epinephrine by the adrenal medulla and norepinephrine by the postganglionic sympathetic nerve endings.

sym·pa·tho·ad·re·nal

(sim'pă-thō-ă-drē'năl),
Relating to the sympathetic part of the autonomic nervous system and the medulla of the adrenal gland, as the postganglionic neurons.

sym·pa·tho·ad·re·nal

(sim'pă-thō-ă-drē'năl)
Relating to the sympathetic part of the autonomic nervous system and the medulla of the suprarenal gland, as the postganglionic neurons.
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(1,2,3,4,5) The haemodynamic changes stemming from airway instrumentation are due to sympathoadrenal discharge caused by epipharyngeal and parapharyngeal stimulations.