• epinephrine
German: Adrenalin
Japanese: アドレナリン

Endocrinology. Hormone belonging to the catecholamines and neurotransmitter of the sympathetic nervous system. Adrenaline is produced by the adrenal medulla and released into the bloodstream in response to stress. It stimulates both the alpha- and beta-adrenergic systems and causes stimulation of heart action and an increase in blood pressure, metabolic rate, and blood glucose concentration.

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