Adrenergic is a descriptive term for cells of the autonomic nervous system that use adrenaline (epinephrine) and noradrenaline (norepinephrine) as chemical neurotransmitters. The sympathetic nervous system is an adrenergic nervous system. Adrenergic may also refer to drugs which act upon the sympathetic nervous system, such as beta-blockers.
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