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Adrenalin definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action [syn: epinephrine, epinephrin, adrenaline, Adrenalin]

Merriam Webster's

trademark used for a preparation of levorotatory epinephrine

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (also adrenaline) 1 a hormone secreted by the adrenal glands, affecting circulation and muscular action, and causing excitement and stimulation. 2 the same substance obtained from animals or by synthesis, used as a stimulant.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Adrenaline Ad*re"nal*ine, n. Also Adrenalin Ad*re"nal*in (Physiol. Chem.) A crystalline substance, C9H13O3N, obtained from suprarenal extract, of which it is regarded as the active principle. It is used in medicine as a stimulant and hemostatic.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

also adrenaline Adrenalin is a substance which your body produces when you are angry, scared, or excited. It makes your heart beat faster and gives you more energy. Seeing the crowd really got my adrenalin pumping.




 


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