a department in SE France. 2698 sq. mi. (6990 sq. km).
a department in SE France. 1527 sq. mi. (3955 sq. km). Capital: Nice. Historical Examples To the south is the open sea, and to the north the varied background of the Alpes-Maritimes. Rambles on the Riviera Francis Miltoun Its course is so sinuous, as it comes down from its source in the Alpes-Maritimes, that it […]
(def 2). adjective (of plants) growing at high altitudes; subalpine
the first letter of the Greek alphabet (A, α). the vowel sound represented by this letter. the first; beginning. (initial capital letter) Astronomy. used to designate the brightest star in a constellation. Chemistry. one of two or more isomeric compounds. the first in a series of related items: frequently used in chemistry and physics. Chiefly […]
of or relating to an alpha receptor.
- Alpha-adrenergic receptor
. a site on a cell that, upon interaction with epinephrine or norepinephrine, controls vasoconstriction, intestinal relaxation, pupil dilation, and other physiological processes. alpha-adrenergic receptor n. Any of various cell membrane receptors that can bind with norepinephrine and related substances that activate or block the actions of the cells containing such receptors; these cells initiate […]