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adrenergic ad·re·ner·gic (ād'rə-nûr'jĭk)

  1. Of or relating to nerve cells or fibers of the autonomic nervous system that release the neurotransmitter norepinephrine.

  2. Of or relating to drugs that mimic the effects of the sympathetic nervous system.

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