adrenoceptive
Referring to chemical sites in effectors with which the adrenergic mediator unites. Cf.:cholinoceptive.

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adre·no·cep·tive (ə-dre″no-sepґtiv) pertaining to the sites on effector organs that are acted upon by adrenergic transmitters.

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  • cholinoceptive — Referring to chemical sites in effector cells with which acetylcholine unites to exert its actions. Cf.:adrenoceptive. [acetylcholine + L. capio, to take] * * * cho·li·no·cep·tive (ko″lin o sepґtiv) pertaining to the sites on effector… …   Medical dictionary

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