adrenaline

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See also: adrénaline

English[edit]

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The chemical structure of adrenaline.

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Etymology[edit]

From adrenal +‎ -ine. It is a New Latin calque of Ancient Greek ἐπί (epí, upon) + νεφρός (nephrós, kidney) + -ine, coined and trademarked by Parke-Davis, subsidiary of pharmaceutical company Pfizer. Originally spelled without the final e.

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adrenaline (usually uncountable, plural adrenalines)

  1. (biochemistry) epinephrine, the hormone and neurotransmitter.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑ.dreː.naːˈli.nə/, /aː.dreː.naːˈli.nə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: adre‧na‧li‧ne
  • Rhymes: -inə

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adrenaline f (uncountable)

  1. adrenaline

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adrenaline f pl

  1. plural of adrenalina