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Meaning of NOREPINEPHRINE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a catecholamine precursor of epinephrine that is secreted by the adrenal medulla and also released at synapses
 

NOREPINEPHRINE is a 14 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: noradrenaline
 
 See Also: catecholamine, monoamine neurotransmitter, vasoconstrictive, vasoconstrictor

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: a neurotransmitter found mainly in areas of the brain that are involved in governing autonomic nervous system activity, especially blood pressure and heart rate.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A chemical that is both a hormone produced and secreted by the adrenal glands and a neurotransmitter, or substance which transmits nerve signals from neuron to neuron. As a hormone, it stimulates the storage or mobilization of sugar by acting on muscle and liver cells.
 

 

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