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adrenolytic

Pronunciation: ă-drēn-ō-lit′ik

Definition: Denoting antagonism to or inhibition or blockade of the action of epinephrine, norepinephrine, and related sympathomimetics.

[adreno- + G. lysis, loosening, dissolution]

See Also: adrenergic blocking agent

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