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Definition of the noun adrenaline
What does adrenaline mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: adrenalines
- a catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action
- example: When he gets overtaken by another car, he gets a shot of adrenaline.
- lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
- alternative spelling: Adrenalin
- synonyms of adrenaline: epinephrin / epinephrine
- more generic terms: 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; 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
Alternative definition of the noun adrenaline
- [hormone] An alternative name for epinephrine; the hormone and neurotransmitter.
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- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- producers: Drew Langer & Robert Archer Lynn
- executive producers: Curt Jones & Efraim Wyeth
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by I. Hart, R.W. Newton
Adrenaline is an x- and B-receptor agonist.
by Andy Adam, Adrian K. Dixon, Jonathan H Gillard, Cornelia Schaefer-Prokop, Ronald G. Grainger, David J. Allison
Adrenaline is an effective drug for treating certain serious contrast reactions. Although there are no randomised controlled trials, adrenaline is a logical treatment. There is consistent anecdotal evidence supporting its use to ease breathing ...
Contrast Media (2009)
Safety Issues and ESUR Guidelines by Henrik S. Thomsen, Judith A. W. Webb, Peter Aspelin
Adrenaline is an effective drug for treating certain serious contrast reactions. Although there are no randomised controlled trials, adrenaline is a logical treatment (Resucitation Council (UK) 2008). There is consistent ...
Krav Maga (2004)
An Essential Guide to the Renowned Method--for Fitness and Self-Defense by David Kahn
Adrenaline is a powerful energizer and allows the body to momentarily insulate itself against pain. The body's resilience works for both Twenty-four Vulnerable Targets -- In kraw maga you learn to avoid hard skeletal bones such as the crown ...
The Sword in the Rose (2013)
The Color of Passion by Roberto Mendoza
Adrenaline is a hormone produced by the adrenal glands; it is shown as the responsible for activating infatuation. In thousandths of a second it spreads through the blood feeding the heart and the brain. The heart muscle beats faster and ...
General Practice: The Integrative Approach Series by Kerryn Phelps, Craig Hassed
Adrenaline is the primary treatment for anaphylaxis or in cases of emergency. It constricts blood vessels, increases lowered blood pressure, increases the heart rate and relaxes smooth muscles in the airways. It often comes in prescribed kits ...
Revolutionary Powercycles (2014)
The Science of Sweat by Giacomo Fasano
Adrenaline is a huge factor in running, find it however way you can; it is essential to rising above your potential.
by Alan Glasper, Jane Coad, Jim Richardson
Adrenaline is an endogenous sympathomimetic amine with alpha and beta adrenergic activity. The adrenaline causes vasoconstriction, which causes an increase in cerebral and coronary perfusion pressure. It also increases myocardial ...
by Stefan Offermanns
that secretes adrenaline (epinephrine) and...
Adrenaline (epinephrine) is a catecholamine, which is released as a neurotransmitter from neurons in the central nervous system ...
by William A. Petit, William A. Jr Petit, Christine A. Adamec
adrenaline A hormone produced in the adrenal cortex of the adrenal gland. Adrenaline is also known as epinephrine. Adrenaline, which is also referred to as the fight-or-flight hormone, is very important. It enables individuals to become highly ...
by Randall Herbert Balmer
Audio Adrenaline second, to regroup. The 1838 General Assembly, however, refused to reverse the previous year's decision, and after a tumultuous session, both sides adjourned to different venues, and each side claimed the name ...
Black's Medical Dictionary (2005)
by Bloomsbury Publishing
Adrenaline pressure and blood volume. Others are concerned in carbohydrate metabolism, whilst others again are concerned with sex physiology. HYDROCORTISONE is the most important hormone of the adrenal cortex, controlling as it ...
A Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)
by Robert Ireland
Adrenaline may be injected ...
by Michel Millodot
adrenaline ( epinephrine) A hormone of the adrenal medulla which, instilled in the eye, causes a constriction of the conjunctival vessels, dilates the pupil and diminishes the intraocular ...
by Jeanne Mager Stellman
The best studied neurohormonal responses are those of the catecholamines ( adrenaline and noradrenaline) and Cortisol. Noradrenaline is the primary transmitter released by the nerves of the sympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous ...
by Denise Tiran
Increased adrenaline secretion due to tumour (phaeochromocytoma) causes acute hypertension; can occur in pregnancy; diagnosis made by measuring excretory product of catecholamines, vanillylmandelic acid (vma) in 24-hour urine ...
by Dr Robert M. Youngson
Each adrenal has two distinct parts, the inner core, which produces ADRENALINE, and an outer layer (the cortex) which produces various steroid hormones. Formerly known as suprarenal glands, which, of course, means the same thing.
by Peter Brukner, Karim Khan, John Kron
Adrenaline A chemical compound that is a neurotransmitter and hormone. Sympathetic nervous ...
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