Epinephrine

Science / Biology / Epinephrine: A hormone produced by the adrenal medulla and secreted under stress; contributes to the fight or fiight response.

Norepinephrine

Science / Biology / Norepinephrine: A hormone produced in the adrenal medulla and secreted under stress; contributes to the fight or fiight response. MORE

Adrenaline

Health / Vitamins / Adrenaline: A stress hormone which aids in the release of stored sugar in the liver, increased muscle contraction and increased blood supply to the muscles. Also known as epinephrine. MORE

Noradrenaline

Health / Vitamins / Noradrenaline: Also known as norepinephrine. A chemical involved in the transmission of nerve impulses. MORE

Medulla

Science / Biology / Medulla: 1. A term referring to the central portion of certain organs; e.g., the medulla oblongata of the brain and the adrenal medulla, which synthesizes epinephrine and norepinephrine. 2. In more common usag MORE

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