ENDORPHINS

A class of neuropeptides found in the pituitary gland that function as endogenous opoids.

ENDORPHINS: "Endorphins are released during intense exercise and give us the exercise high."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ENDORPHINS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/endorphins/ (accessed June 26, 2017).
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