CATECHOLAMINE

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CATECHOLAMINE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/catecholamine/ (accessed December 6, 2019).
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