alpha-adrenoceptor definition

  • noun:
    • receptors postulated to occur on nerve cell membranes of the sympathetic neurological system to be able to explain the specificity of particular agents that affect only some sympathetic activities (such as for instance vasoconstriction and leisure of abdominal muscle tissue and contraction of smooth muscle tissue)
    • receptors postulated to exist on neurological mobile membranes associated with sympathetic nervous system being give an explanation for specificity of certain representatives that affect just some sympathetic tasks (such vasoconstriction and relaxation of intestinal muscles and contraction of smooth muscles)
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