noradrenaline

noun
nor·​adren·​a·​line | \ˌnȯr-ə-ˈdre-nᵊl-ən \
variants: or less commonly noradrenalin

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Up to this point, scientists thought dopamine was nothing more than raw material for making noradrenaline. Denise Gellene, BostonGlobe.com, "Arvid Carlsson, 95; discovered a treatment for Parkinson’s," 2 July 2018 Up to this point, scientists thought dopamine was nothing more than raw material for making noradrenaline. Denise Gellene, BostonGlobe.com, "Arvid Carlsson, 95; discovered a treatment for Parkinson’s," 2 July 2018 Up to this point, scientists thought dopamine was nothing more than raw material for making noradrenaline. Denise Gellene, BostonGlobe.com, "Arvid Carlsson, 95; discovered a treatment for Parkinson’s," 2 July 2018 Up to this point, scientists thought dopamine was nothing more than raw material for making noradrenaline. Denise Gellene, BostonGlobe.com, "Arvid Carlsson, 95; discovered a treatment for Parkinson’s," 2 July 2018 Up to this point, scientists thought dopamine was nothing more than raw material for making noradrenaline. Denise Gellene, BostonGlobe.com, "Arvid Carlsson, 95; discovered a treatment for Parkinson’s," 2 July 2018 Up to this point, scientists thought dopamine was nothing more than raw material for making noradrenaline. Denise Gellene, New York Times, "Arvid Carlsson, Who Discovered a Treatment for Parkinson’s, Dies at 95," 1 July 2018 Turns out deep breathing directly affects the levels of a natural chemical messenger in the brain, noradrenaline (also called norepinephrine), that keeps the brain sharp. Houston Chronicle, "How to “live long and prosper”," 7 July 2018 Some of the patients also happened to be on common drugs called beta blockers, which inhibit the noradrenaline receptor. John Timmer, Ars Technica, "Training plus a placebo may make a drug more effective," 3 Apr. 2018

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1932, in the meaning defined above

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noradrenaline

noun
nor·​adren·​a·​line
variants: also noradrenalin \ ˌnȯr-​ə-​ˈdren-​ᵊl-​ən \

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