Adrenalin
Adrenaline Ad*re"nal*ine, n. Also Adrenalin Ad*re"nal*in (Physiol. Chem.) a hormone secreted by the adrenal medulla that acts as a powerful stimulant in reponse to fear or stress; it stimulates autonomic nerve action. It can be obtained as a crystalline substance, {C9H13NO3}. It is used in medicine as a vasoconstrictor (hemostatic) and cardiac stimulant, also to reduce allergic reactions and to stimulate the heart in cases of cardiac arrest. --MI11

Syn: epinephrine; 3,4-dihydroxy-1-[1-hydroxy-2-(methylamino)-ethyl]benzene. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]


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  • Adrenalin — Sn Hormon des Nebennierenmarks per. Wortschatz fach. (20. Jh.) Neoklassische Bildung. Neoklassische Bildung zu l. rēn(ēs) m. (Pl.) Niere(n) und ad hinzu , hier bei, neben . Zur Form vgl. l. rēnālis die Nieren betreffend .    Ebenso nndl.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • adrenalin — UK / US or adrenaline UK [əˈdrenəlɪn] / US [əˈdren(ə)lɪn] noun [uncountable] biology a chemical produced by your adrenal glands that makes your heart beat faster and gives you more energy when you are frightened, excited, or angry Stress gets the …   English dictionary

  • adrenalin — adrenalin. См. адреналин. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Adrenalin — Adrenalīn, Suprarenin, aus den Nebennieren des Rindes und Schafes gewonnene kristallinische Substanz mit gefäßverengernder, blutstillender Wirkung, bei Nasenoperationen und in der Zahnheilkunde (als borsaures Salz, zusammen mit Kokain) als… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Adrenalin — Adrenalin, zu den Catecholaminen gehörendes, als Hormon und Transmitter wirkendes biogenes Amin, das vom Nebennierenmark und von adrenergen Nervenendigungen im sympathischen Nervensystem freigesetzt, an den α und β Rezeptoren der Zielzellen… …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • adrenàlīn — m 〈G adrenalína〉 fiziol. hormon srži nadbubrežne žlijezde; kao lijek sužava krvne žile i povisuje krvni tlak ✧ {{001f}}lat …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • adrenalin — adrenàlīn m <G adrenalína> DEFINICIJA fiziol. hormon srži nadbubrežne žlijezde (C19H13O3N); kao lijek sužava krvne žile i povisuje krvni tlak; epinefrin ETIMOLOGIJA ad + lat. renalis: bubrežni + in …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • adrenalin — (also adrenaline) ► NOUN ▪ a hormone that increases rates of blood circulation, breathing, and carbohydrate metabolism, secreted by the adrenal glands (especially in conditions of stress) …   English terms dictionary

  • Adrenalin — ☆ Adrenalin [ə dren′ə lin΄, ə dren′əlēn΄a dren′ə lin΄ ] [ ADRENAL + IN1: so named (1901) by J. Takamine, U.S. chemist who first isolated it] trademark for EPINEPHRINE n. [a ] nontechnical name for EPINEPHRINE: often used figuratively: usually… …   English World dictionary

  • Adrenalin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Epinephrin …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • adrenalin — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ pure … OF ADRENALIN ▪ burst, flow, rush, surge ▪ He felt a surge of pure adrenalin as he won the race …   Collocations dictionary

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