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Definition of "noradrenaline" []

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 "noradrenaline" in a sentence
  • "Swedish colleague, the late Nils-Åke Hillarp, he was later able to show that in nerves noradrenaline is synthesized and stored in granules, particles about one ten thousandth of a millimetre in diameter."
  • "Surges of the stress hormone norepinephrine also known as noradrenaline that often accompany strong emotions spark a series of molecular events that ultimately strengthen the connections between neurons, the team reports in the October 5, 2007, issue of the journal Cell, a publication of Cell Press."
  • "Some cardiac researchers believe that very hostile people are prone to developing an anger habit; that is, they fly into rages over even minor annoyances because their bodies become addicted to the chemical norepinephrine, also known as noradrenaline, which the adrenal gland secretes in times of sudden stress."