adrenochrome


ad·re·no·chrome

noun \ə-ˈdrē-nō-ˌkrōm\

Definition of ADRENOCHROME

:  a red-colored mixture of quinones derived from epinephrine by oxidation

First Known Use of ADRENOCHROME

circa 1913

ad·re·no·chrome

noun \ə-ˈdrē-nə-ˌkrōm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ADRENOCHROME

: a red-colored mixture of quinones derived from epinephrine by oxidation and yielding a product like melanin on further oxidation

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