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beta adrenergic receptors

One of two major pharmacologically defined classes of adrenergic receptors. The beta adrenergic receptors play an important role in regulating cardiac muscle contraction, smooth muscle relaxation, and glycogenolysis.
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  • beta-adrenoceptors
  • beta-adrenergic receptors
  • adrenergic beta-receptors
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