from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A term introduced by J. J. Abel to designate the active blood-pressure raising principle of the adrenal glands. See also adrenalin.
- n. The proprietary name of a preparation made from the suprarenal capsule, which possesses marked hemostatic properties.
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- n. a catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action
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