noun Biochemistry, Pharmacology.
- adrenal insufficiency,
- adrenal medulla,
- adrenal rest,
Origin of adrenaline
Examples from the Web for adrenaline
The Islamic State was closing in on the media center, she said, still trembling from a mix of adrenaline and fear.
After about five minutes his pulse disappeared, and despite a few more doses of adrenaline, it never returned.Real Life Lazarus: When Patients Rise From the Dead|Sandeep Jauhar|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Above all else, it is clear that ISIS is an adrenaline addict.
When we finished shooting, I had a hard time sleeping because my adrenaline was high from the previous month.
Neither was an adrenaline junky or cowboy—few journalists are.Remembering My Sisters in Danger, The AP’s Anja Niedringhaus and Kathy Gannon|Kimberly Dozier|April 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the latter class are included such drugs as hydrastine and adrenaline.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern
also Adrenalin (trademark name), coined 1901 by Japanese chemist Jokichi Takamine (1853-1922), who discovered it, from Modern Latin adrenal (see adrenal) + chemical suffix -ine (2). Adrenaline rush was in use c.1970.