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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 c alpha-adrenergic receptor , alpha-adrenoceptor , alpha receptor
expand and explain amplify , elaborate , expatiate
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 vasodilation and increased heart beat) beta-adrenergic receptor , beta-adrenoceptor , beta receptor
explain or make clear clarify
meaning of, to explain or figure out the construe
interpret or explain in detail construe , elucidate , expound
explain a meaning define
explain with words describe
drawing intended to explain how something works; a drawing showing the relation between the parts diagram
any of the various theories or doctrines or philosophical systems that attempt to explain the phenomena of the universe in terms of some immanent force or energy dynamism
explain in detail elaborate , expatiate
(logic) statements that explain the explicandum; the explanatory premises explanans
school of 19th century German economists and legal philosophers who tried to explain modern economic systems in evolutionary or historical terms historical school
proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations hypothesis
tentative theory about the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena hypothesis , possibility , theory
(parliament) a procedure of demanding that a government official explain some act or policy interpellation
British physicist (born in Ireland) remembered for his experiments on the transparency of gases and the absorption of radiant heat by gases and the transmission of sound through the atmosphere; he was the first person to explain why the daylight sky is bl John Tyndall , Tyndall
list of words or phrases that explain symbols or abbreviations key
traditional story accepted as history; serves to explain the world view of a people myth
(psychoanalysis) a female's presumed envy of the male's penis; said to explain femininity penis envy
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