Synonyms

1. alpha-linolenic_acid

noun. a polyunsaturated fatty acid with 18 carbon atoms; the only omega-3 fatty acid found in vegetable products; it is most abundant in canola oil; a fatty acid essential for nutrition.

Synonyms

  • omega-3 fatty acid

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Words that Rhyme with Alpha Adrenergic Receptor

  • interceptor
  • sceptre
  • septer

2. alpha-blocker

noun. any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder.

Synonyms

  • blocker
  • alpha-adrenergic blocking agent
  • Minipress
  • terazosin
  • alpha blocker
  • alpha-adrenergic blocker
  • prazosin
  • blocking agent

3. adrenergic

noun. drug that has the effects of epinephrine.

Synonyms

  • phenylephrine
  • pressor
  • phenylpropanolamine
  • vasoconstrictive
  • vasoconstrictor

Etymology

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

4. adrenergic

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

Etymology

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

5. receptor

noun. ['riːˈsɛptɝ'] an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation.

Synonyms

  • labyrinth
  • sensory receptor
  • papilla
  • sense organ
  • third eye
  • enteroceptor
  • stretch receptor
  • organ of hearing
  • internal ear
  • exteroceptor
  • pineal eye
  • lateral line organ
  • chemoreceptor
  • eye
  • semicircular canal
  • sensory system
  • inner ear
  • lateral line
  • ear
  • thermoreceptor
  • interoceptor
  • organ
  • optic
  • oculus

Antonyms

  • inattention
  • natural object
  • effecter
  • mortal

6. receptor

noun. ['riːˈsɛptɝ'] 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.

Synonyms

  • beta-adrenergic receptor
  • structure
  • complex body part
  • body structure
  • alpha receptor
  • alpha-adrenergic receptor
  • beta receptor
  • beta-adrenoceptor
  • bodily structure
  • alpha-adrenoceptor

Antonyms

  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

7. alpha

noun. ['ˈælfə'] the 1st letter of the Greek alphabet.

Synonyms

  • Greek alphabet
  • alphabetic character
  • letter of the alphabet

Antonyms

  • meaningless
  • noncritical
  • indecisive
  • noncrucial

8. alpha

adjective. ['ˈælfə'] early testing stage of a software or hardware product.

Synonyms

  • exploratory

Antonyms

  • worthless
  • inessential

9. alpha

adjective. ['ˈælfə'] first in order of importance.

Synonyms

  • important

Antonyms

  • unimportance
  • insignificant

10. alpha

noun. ['ˈælfə'] the beginning of a series or sequence.

Antonyms

  • modest
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