epinephrin epinephrin

Definition(s):

  • (n) a catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Sure enough, after epinephrine was administered, the patient lost consciousness and drifted toward death although just before he died, the simulation ended.
  2. When the threat passes, epinephrine and norepinephrine levels drop, but if danger comes too often they can damage the arteries.
  3. But epinephrine throws some people into twitters.

News

  • States enact laws to stock epinephrine at schools

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When a third-grade student who had been stung by a wasp developed welts on his neck and had trouble breathing, school nurse Amanda Williams had the necessary dose of epinephrin
    on October 18, 2013     Source: The Palladium-Times

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