sympathin

/ (ˈsɪmpəθɪn) /

noun

a substance released at certain sympathetic nerve endings: thought to be identical with adrenaline

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Word Origin for sympathin

C20: from sympath (etic) + -in
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Medical definitions for sympathin

sympathin
[ sĭmpə-thĭn ]

n.

A substance, such as norepinephrine, that diffuses into the circulation from the terminals of active sympathetic nerves and serves as a chemical mediator.
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