Pharmacology

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Pharmacology
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  1. a receptor (alpha or beta) or an effect related to the sympathetic nervous system
    adrenergic
  2. Inflowing; conducting toward an area such as the central nervous system
    Afferent
  3. a receptor subtype of the sympathetic nervous system
    alpha receptor
  4. The involuntary nervous system that includes the parasympathetic and sympathetic divisions; regulates physiologic function of internal organs
    autonomic nervous system
  5. a receptor subtype of the sympathetic nervous system
    beta receptor
  6. drugs (agonists) synthesized from tyrosine (dopamine, norepinephrine, epinephrine) that stimulate the sympathetic nervous system
    catecholamines
  7. a receptor (muscarinic or nicotinic) or an effect related to the parasympathetic nervous system
    cholinergic
  8. the specific tissue stimulated to act by the postganglionic nerve
    effector organ
  9. outflowing; conduction outward from a given area, such as the CNS
    efferent
  10. to supply with nerves
    innervate
  11. a receptor subtype of the parasympathetic nervous system
    muscarinic receptor
  12. a small peptide molecule released by presynaptic cells in response to electrical signals that diffuses across the synaptic cleft and subsequently binds to membrane receptors of postsynaptic cells, producing an excitatory or inhibitory effect
    neurotransmitter
  13. a receptor subtype of the parasympathetic nervous system
    nicotine receptor
  14. the first drug in a class of drugs to which all other drugs in the same class are compared
    prototype
  15. an automatic motor resonse to sensory stimuli
    reflex arc
  16. a part of the peripheral nervous system that controls voluntary skeletal muscle activity and coducts sensory information
    somatic nervous system
  17. Ach
    acetylcholine
  18. ANT
    adrenergic nerve terminal
  19. CNS
    central nervous system
  20. EPI
    epinephrine
  21. Nor
    Norepinephrine
  22. PNS
    parasympathetic nervous system
  23. SLUD
    salivation, lacrimation, urination, defecation
  24. SNS
    sympathetic nervous system

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