adrenergic

(redirected from adrenergically)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

adrenergic

[‚ad·rə′nər·jik]
(physiology)
Describing the chemical activity of epinephrine or epinephrine-like substances.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Cutaneous vasoconstriction by direct local cooling induces a response, which is in part adrenergically dependent (nonoxidative pathway).
When administered acutely, [Beta]-blocking agents depress myocardial function secondary to the withdrawal of adrenergically mediated inotropic and chronotropic support.