- (hormone) adrenaline, Adrenaline: a catecholamine hormone secreted by the adrenal gland in response to stress (when it stimulates the autonomic nervous system); used medicinally as a heart stimulant, vasoconstrictor and bronchial relaxant.
- (neurotransmitter) A neurotransmitter which is synthesized from norepinephrine.
Etymology: From Ancient Greek (term, sc=polytonic, á, , upon, lang=grc) + (term, sc=polytonic, , , kidney, lang=grc) + (term, -ine).
- German: Epinephrin
- Italian: epinefrina
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