Definition of Epinephrine in English :

Define Epinephrine in English

Epinephrine meaning in English

Meaning of Epinephrine in English

Pronunciation of Epinephrine in English

Epinephrine pronunciation in English

Pronounce Epinephrine in English

Epinephrine

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Noun

1. adrenalin, adrenaline, epinephrin, epinephrine

a catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action

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Epinephrine

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noun
a US name for adrenaline

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Epinephrine

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noun
a hormone, C9H13NO3, secreted by the medulla of the adrenal gland, that stimulates the heart, increases blood sugar, muscular strength, and endurance, etc.; adrenaline: it is extracted from animal adrenals or prepared synthetically

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Epinephrine

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n.
1. A hormone secreted by the adrenal medulla that is released into the bloodstream in response to physical or mental stress, as from fear or injury. It initiates many bodily responses, including the stimulation of heart action and an increase in blood pressure, metabolic rate, and blood glucose concentration. Also called adrenaline.
2. A white to brownish crystalline compound, C9H13NO3, isolated from the adrenal glands of certain mammals or synthesized and used in medicine as a heart stimulant, vasoconstrictor, and bronchial relaxant.

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