Adrenalin


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Adrenalin

(əˈdrɛnəlɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) trademark a brand of adrenaline

ep•i•neph•rine

or ep•i•neph•rin

(ˌɛp əˈnɛf rɪn)

n.
1. a hormone secreted by the adrenal medulla upon stimulation by the central nervous system in response to stress, as anger or fear, and acting to increase heart rate, blood pressure, cardiac output, and carbohydrate metabolism.
2. a commercial preparation of this substance, used chiefly as a heart stimulant and antiasthmatic.
Also called adrenaline.
[1895–1900; epi- + Greek nephr(ós) kidney + -ine2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Adrenalin - a catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin)Adrenalin - a catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action
pressor, vasoconstrictive, vasoconstrictor - any agent that causes a narrowing of an opening of a blood vessel: cold or stress or nicotine or epinephrine or norepinephrine or angiotensin or vasopressin or certain drugs; maintains or increases blood pressure
endocrine, hormone, internal secretion - the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
neurotransmitter - a neurochemical that transmits nerve impulses across a synapse
catecholamine - any of a group of chemicals including epinephrine and norepinephrine that are produced in the medulla of the adrenal gland
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
Translations

adrenalin

adrenaline [əˈdrenəlɪn] Nadrenalina f
I feel the adrenalin(e) rising (fig) → siento que me sube la adrenalina

adrenalin

adrenaline [əˈdrɛnəlɪn] nadrénaline f
to get the adrenalin going → faire monter le taux d'adrénalineadrenalin rush adrenaline rush npoussée f d'adrénaline

adrenalin(e)

n
(Med) → Adrenalin nt
(phrases) I could feel the adrenalin risingich fühlte, wie mein Blutdruck stieg; you burn up a lot of adrenalinSie verbrauchen eine Menge Energie; it’s impossible to relax now the adrenalin’s goinges ist unmöglich abzuschalten, wenn man so aufgedreht ist; in a combat situation the adrenalin just takes overin einer Kampfsituation leistet man einfach mehr; working under pressure gets the adrenalin goingArbeiten unter Druck weckt ungeahnte Kräfte

adrenalin

[əˈdrɛnəlɪn] nadrenalina
it gets the adrenalin going → ti dà una scarica di adrenalina
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