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epinephrine

ep·i·neph·rine (ep·i·neph·rin)

epinephrine (epinephrin)

 
pronunciation:
e p ne frihn [or] e p ne frin
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a hormone produced by the adrenal gland that stimulates muscle tissue and raises blood pressure; adrenaline.
definition 2: a synthetic or extracted form of this, used to stimulate the heart or treat asthma.
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