catecholamine

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catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action Adrenalin , adrenaline , epinephrin , epinephrine
catecholamine precursor of epinephrine that is secreted by the adrenal medulla and also released at synapses noradrenaline , norepinephrine
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