noun adren·a·line \ə-ˈdre-nə-lən\

: a substance that is released in the body of a person who is feeling a strong emotion (such as excitement, fear, or anger) and that causes the heart to beat faster and gives the person more energy

Full Definition of ADRENALINE

:  epinephrine —often used in nontechnical contexts <the fans were jubilant, raucous, their adrenaline running high — W. P. Kinsella>

First Known Use of ADRENALINE


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ADRENALINE Defined for Kids


noun adren·a·line \ə-ˈdre-nə-lən\

Definition of ADRENALINE for Kids

:  excited energy <Skiing gave me a rush of adrenaline.>
Medical Dictionary


noun adren·a·line \ə-ˈdren-əl-ən\

Medical Definition of ADRENALINE

:  epinephrine—recognized by the British Pharmaceutical Codex as the preferred name for epinephrine in Great Britain


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