CATECHOLAMINE By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 n. one of a group of bioamines produced in the brain and endocrine system. They include neurotransmitters like dopamine and metabolites such as the hormones epinephrine and norepinephrine. CATECHOLAMINE: "A catecholamine is a biogenic amine naturally produced by the body, either in the brain or in an edocrine gland such as the adrenals." Related Psychology Terms BIOGENIC AMINE TYROSINE HYDROXYLASE TYROSINE ADRENERGIC NEURON BIOGCNIC AMINE ALPHA-METHYLPARATYROSINE (AMPT) CATECHOL-O-METHYLTRANSFERASE NEUROPEPTIDE MONOAMINE OXIDASE INHIBITORS (MAOIS MAO IN AMOXAPINE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CATECHOLAMINE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/catecholamine/ (accessed January 26, 2021).