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Definition of "catecholamine" []

  • Any of a group of amines derived from catechol that have important physiological effects as neurotransmitters and hormones and include epinephrine, norepinephrine, and dopamine. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "catecholamine" in a sentence
  • "At Harvard he was interested in catecholamine biosynthesis and secretion, particularly from the adrenal gland."
  • "Epinephrine is a catecholamine, which is a sympathomimetic monoamine that is created from amino acids phenylalanine and tyrosine."
  • "Thus, a unique amplification 4 Therefore, telethought com - and dampening system producing munication is the ability to pene - concurrent changes in receptor sen - trate the different energy fields by sitivity and signal intensity can be means of a superior mental energy shown, whereby small changes in via a clear signal, focused through the "catecholamine" concentration the third eye, which is directly at the receptor sites in the brain connected with Gravitational produce 30 to 40 fold changes in waves. enzyme activity."