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1. A hormone produced by the adrenal (suprarenal) medulla, similar in chemical and pharmacological properties to epinephrine but chiefly a vasoconstrictor with little effect on cardiac output. 2. A neurotransmitter released by most sympathetic postganglionic neurons and by some neurons of the brain. A disturbance in its metabolism at important brain sites has been implicated in affective disorders. It is used to manage severe hypotension, esp. in patients with neurogenic or septic shock.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Norepinephrine." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769257/all/norepinephrine.
Norepinephrine. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769257/all/norepinephrine. Accessed December 11, 2019.
Norepinephrine. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769257/all/norepinephrine
Norepinephrine [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 11]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769257/all/norepinephrine.
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