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1. Activated by or capable of releasing epinephrine or a similar substance, especially in the sympathetic nervous system: adrenergic receptors.
2. Having physiological effects similar to those of epinephrine: an adrenergic amine.

ad′re·ner′gi·cal·ly adv.


in a manner relating to the release or activation of adrenaline
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Nedergaard, "Adrenergically stimulated blood flow in brown adipose tissue is not dependent on thermogenesis," American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol.
In addition, an exaggerated adrenergically mediated vascular reactivity has been also documented in aortic and SMA rings from obese rats [33, 34].
Smoking-induced coronary vasoconstriction in patients with atherosclerotic coronary artery disease: evidence for adrenergically mediated alterations in coronary artery tone.