Synonyms and Antonyms for beta-adrenergic-receptor

1. beta-adrenergic receptor (n.)

receptors postulated to exist on nerve cell membranes of the sympathetic nervous system in order to explain the specificity of certain agents that affect only some sympathetic activities (such as vasodilation and increased heart beat)

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2. beta-lipoprotein (n.)

a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; composed of moderate amount of protein and a large amount of cholesterol; high levels are thought to be associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis

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3. adrenergic (adj.)

relating to epinephrine (its release or action)

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4. adrenergic (n.)

drug that has the effects of epinephrine

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6. receptor (n.)

a cellular structure that is postulated to exist in order to mediate between a chemical agent that acts on nervous tissue and the physiological response

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7. beta (n.)

the 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet

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8. beta (adj.)

preliminary or testing stage of a software or hardware product

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9. beta (adj.)

second in order of importance

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