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beta-adrenergic Syllabification: be·ta-ad·ren·er·gic

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of beta-adrenergic in English:


Of, relating to, or affecting beta receptors: sympathetic nerves that stimulate beta-adrenergic receptors
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  • Stimulation of beta-adrenergic receptors on mast cells inhibits the secretion of inflammatory mediators.
  • In congestive heart failure, the beta-adrenergic receptor system fails to work properly.
  • The researchers' earlier experiments showed that disrupting the function of PI K preserves beta-adrenergic receptors on heart cells when they are chronically exposed to adrenaline and thus preserves heart function.
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