Meaning of adrenergic

ad•ren•er•gic

Pronunciation: (ad"ru-nûr'jik), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or like epinephrine in effect.
  2. releasing epinephrine.
  3. activated by epinephrine or any of various substances having epinephrinelike activity.
—n.
  1. a drug or other agent having an epinephrinelike effect. Cf. cholinergic.
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