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[bey-tuh-ad-ruh-nur-jik or, esp. British, bee-] /ˈbeɪ təˌæd rəˈnɜr dʒɪk or, esp. British, ˈbi-/
of or relating to a beta receptor.
Origin of beta-adrenergic
1965-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The type known as beta-adrenergic receptors seem to enhance the amygdala's ability to store memories of frightening events.
  • The main ingredient is a beta-adrenergic blocking substance.
beta-adrenergic in Medicine

beta-adrenergic adj.
Of, relating to, or being a beta-adrenergic receptor.

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