adrenaline

See also: adrénaline and adrenalinę

EnglishEdit

 
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The chemical structure of adrenaline.

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EtymologyEdit

From adrenal +‎ -ine, coined in 1901 by Takamine Jōkichi.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /əˈdɹɛnəlɪn/
  • (file)

NounEdit

adrenaline (usually uncountable, plural adrenalines)

  1. (biochemistry) epinephrine, the hormone and neurotransmitter.
  2. Excitement; thrills.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English adrenaline.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑ.dreː.naːˈli.nə/, /aː.dreː.naːˈli.nə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: adre‧na‧li‧ne
  • Rhymes: -inə

NounEdit

adrenaline f (uncountable)

  1. adrenaline [from 1902]
    • 1902 June 28, "Adrenaline.", Algemeen Handelsblad, fol. 2, Vol. 75, No. 23391, page 6 (page 2 of fol. 2).

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NounEdit

adrenaline f pl

  1. plural of adrenalina