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1Destructive of the adrenal gland or its function; suppressing adrenal function, especially hormone synthesis by the cortex.
2Blocking or inhibiting the effect of adrenergic nerves or neurotransmitters.
An adrenolytic substance or agent.
Early 20th century. From adreno- + -lytic.
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