sympathomimetic amine


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sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic a·mine

an agent that evokes responses similar to those produced by adrenergic nerve activity (for example, epinephrine, ephedrine, isoproterenol).

sympathomimetic amine

an amine that mimics the actions of the sympathetic nervous system. The group includes the catecholamines and drugs that mimic their actions. See also adrenergic.

sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic a·mine

(sim'pă-thō-mi-met'ik ă-mēn')
An agent that evokes responses similar to those produced by adrenergic nerve activity (e.g., epinephrine, ephedrine, isoproterenol).
Synonym(s): adrenomimetic amine, sympathetic amine.

sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic a·mine

(sim'pă-thō-mi-met'ik ă-mēn')
Agent that evokes responses similar to those produced by adrenergic nerve activity.
Synonym(s): adrenergic amine, adrenomimetic amine.
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