adrenochrome

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noun ad·re·no·chrome \ə-ˈdrē-nō-ˌkrōm\

Definition of adrenochrome

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

First Known Use of adrenochrome

1940


Medical Dictionary

adrenochrome

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noun ad·re·no·chrome \ə-ˈdrē-nə-ˌkrōm\

Medical Definition of adrenochrome

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


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