beta-adrenoceptor

noun
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)
Hypernyms: ↑receptor
Part Holonyms: ↑sympathetic nervous system

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