ALL meanings of adrenaline

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  • noun adrenaline a hormone that is secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress and increases heart rate, pulse rate, and blood pressure, and raises the blood levels of glucose and lipids. It is extracted from animals or synthesized for such medical uses as the treatment of asthma. Chemical name: aminohydroxyphenylpropionic acid; formula: C9H13NO3 3
  • noun adrenaline The hormone epinephrine extracted from animals or prepared synthetically for medicinal purposes. 1
  • noun adrenaline epinephrine (def 1). 1
  • noun adrenaline stress hormone 1
  • noun adrenaline (biochemistry) An alternative name for epinephrine; the hormone and neurotransmitter. 0
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