Chemical produced by the body that is used in the transmission of nerve impulses. It is destroyed by the enzyme cholinesterase.
Refers to a drug stimulating a receptor for norepinephrine or epinephrine.
Signals that are transmitted to the brain and spinal cord.
Refers to a drug blocking a receptor for norepinephrine or epinephrine.
Refers to a drug blocking a receptor for acetcholine
|Central nervous system (CNS)||
System that includes the brain and spinal cord, controlling voluntary and involuntary acts.
Refers to a drug causing stimulation of a receptor for acetycholine.
Signals that are transmitted from the brain and spinal cord.
Naturally occurring catecholamine, produced by the adrenal medulla, that has properties similar to epinephrine. It is used as a neurotransmitter in most sympathetic terminal nerve sites.