Synonyms and Antonyms for alpha-receptor

1. alpha 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 vasoconstriction and relaxation of intestinal muscles and contraction of smooth muscles)

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2. alpha-tocopheral (n.)

a potent form of vitamin E obtained from germ oils or by synthesis

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3. alpha-interferon (n.)

a form of interferon that is produced endogenously and commercially for its pharmacological effects (including regulation of the immune system and antiviral and antineoplastic effects)

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4. alpha-naphthol (n.)

an isomer of naphthol used in dyes

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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. alpha (n.)

the 1st letter of the Greek alphabet

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8. alpha (adj.)

early testing stage of a software or hardware product

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9. alpha (adj.)

first in order of importance

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10. alpha (n.)

the beginning of a series or sequence

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