Antonyms and Synonyms for alpha-adrenergic-receptor

1. alpha-adrenergic 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-adrenoceptor (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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3. adrenergic (adj.)

relating to epinephrine (its release or action)

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4. receptor (n.)

an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation

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5. 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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6. alpha (n.)

the 1st letter of the Greek alphabet

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7. alpha (adj.)

early testing stage of a software or hardware product

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8. alpha (adj.)

first in order of importance

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9. alpha (n.)

the beginning of a series or sequence

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