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alpha-adrenergic

[al-fuh-ad-ruh-nur-jik] /ˈæl fəˌæd rəˈnɜr dʒɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to an alpha receptor.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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  • Daily use of an alpha-adrenergic blocker drug may increase urinary flow and relieve urinary frequency and nighttime urination.
  • Medications called alpha-adrenergic blockers help relax the muscles of the prostate gland.
  • alpha-adrenergic agonists and possibly anticholinergics.

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