adrenochrome

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

Definition of adrenochrome

: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

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

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