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A catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin)
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n. (context hormone neurotransmitter organic compound English) A catecholamine hormone and neurotransmitter; as a hormone, secreted by the adrenal gland in response to stress (when it stimulates the autonomic nervous system); as a neurotransmitter, synthesized...
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"adrenaline," 1883, from epi- "upon" + Greek nephros "kidney" (see nephron ) + chemical suffix -ine (2). So called because the adrenal glands are on the kidneys.
Word definitions in WordNet
n. a catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action [syn: epinephrin , adrenaline , Adrenalin ]
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Epinephrine , also known as adrenalin or adrenaline , is primarily a medication and a hormone . As a medication it is used for a number of conditions including anaphylaxis , cardiac arrest , and superficial bleeding. Inhaled epinephrine may be used to improve...
Usage examples of epinephrine.
Marcaine from a 30 cc ampule for his test dose, adding his own 1:200,000 epinephrine.
The resident injected the heart several times with intracardiac epinephrine.
In normal daily life, your levels of epinephrine hover between 200 to 800 nanograms per milliliter.
If I give him epinephrine, it would counteract the vasodilation, but in his weakened state, it could kill him.
The doctors gave her another dose of antihistamine and, after a period of time had elapsed, another of epinephrine.
The panic attack had left behind its debris of epinephrines and excess gastric acids that were fast disappearing down the blood-cleansing apparatus.
What Dylan had not been prepared for, what caused his adrenal gland to squirt another dose of epinephrine into his bloodstream, what caused his guts to tweak in a less than pleasant fashion was the doorway in the wall beside the sink, where earlier no door had been.
It does the things epinephrine does, as one might expect of a chemical compound that is virtually the twin of epinephrine.
Sucking one cc of epinephrine into the hypo, he administered it sub cu in the victim's shoulder.
For instance, nerve endings of the sympathetic system secrete norepinephrine (nor-adrenalin), as I pointed out on page 218, and this is very similar to epinephrine (adrenalin), which I discussed on pages 40-43.
Charles wrote out prescriptions for morphine, Demerol, Compazine, Xylocaine, syringes, plastic tubing, intravenous solutions, Benadryl, epinephrine, Prednisone, Percodan, and injectable Valium.