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noradrenaline

[nawr-uh-dren-l-in, -een] /ˌnɔr əˈdrɛn l ɪn, -ˌin/
noun
Also, noradrenalin
[nawr-uh-dren-l-in] /ˌnɔr əˈdrɛn l ɪn/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; nor- + adrenaline
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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.
British Dictionary definitions for noradrenaline

noradrenaline

/ˌnɔːrəˈdrɛnəlɪn; -ˌliːn/
noun
1.
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 US name norepinephrine
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noradrenaline
  (nôr'ə-drěn'ə-lĭn)   
See norepinephrine.
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