Synonyms
Etymology

1. adrenergic

noun. drug that has the effects of epinephrine.

Synonyms

  • phenylephrine
  • pressor
  • phenylpropanolamine
  • vasoconstrictive
  • vasoconstrictor

Etymology

  • -ergic (English)
  • adrenaline (English)
  • -ine (English)

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2. adrenergic

adjective. relating to epinephrine (its release or action).

Etymology

  • -ergic (English)
  • adrenaline (English)
  • -ine (English)

Sentences with adrenergic


1. Noun, singular or mass
The New England Journal of Medicine indicates that these medications stimulate the adrenergic nervous system and in various ways increase the contacting ability of the heart, thereby increasing the force with which the heart can pump 4.

2. Adjective
Subcutaneous fat is rich in alpha adrenergic receptors, which block fat release, making this area the most stubborn place to lose fat.

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