noradrenaline

[nawr-uh-dren-l-in, -een]
Also, noradrenalin [nawr-uh-dren-l-in] .


Origin:
1930–35; nor- + adrenaline

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noradrenaline or noradrenalin (ˌnɔːrəˈdrɛnəlɪn, -ˌliːn, -lIn)
 
n
US name: norepinephrine a hormone secreted by the adrenal medulla, increasing blood pressure and heart rate, and by the endings of sympathetic nerves, when it acts as a neurotransmitter both centrally and peripherally. Formula: C8H11NO3
 
noradrenalin or noradrenalin
 
n

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noradrenaline   (nôr'ə-drěn'ə-lĭn)  Pronunciation Key 
See norepinephrine.
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One, bupropion, is an anti depressant that blocks the effects of the neuro transmitter noradrenaline.
People with ptsd already have high levels of noradrenaline.
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