Definition of noradrenaline in English:

noradrenaline

Syllabification: nor·a·dren·a·line
Pronunciation: /ˌnôrəˈdrenəlin
 
/
(also noradrenalin)

noun

  • another term for norepinephrine.
    More example sentences
    • To date, we know of approximately 300 substances that act as neurotransmitters, including endorphins, neuropeptides, adrenaline, noradrenaline and acetylcholine.
    • The tumor increases production of adrenaline and noradrenaline, raising blood pressure.
    • This amino acid fights fatigue by pumping up your levels of the energizing neurotransmitters dopamine, noradrenaline, and adrenaline.

Origin

1930s: from nor- + adrenaline.

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