adrenochrome

[ ə-drēnō-krōm′, -nə- ]

n.

A naturally occurring chemical formed during the oxidation of epinephrine.

Nearby words

  1. adrenergic fiber,
  2. adrenergic neuronal blocking agent,
  3. adrenergic receptor,
  4. adreno-,
  5. adrenoceptive,
  6. adrenocortical,
  7. adrenocortical hormone,
  8. adrenocortical insufficiency,
  9. adrenocorticomimetic,
  10. adrenocorticosteroid


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