Meaning of suprarenin in English:

suprarenin

noun

Pharmacology Physiology
  • A substance extracted from the adrenal gland; specifically adrenaline (epinephrine).

Pronunciation

suprarenin

/ˌsuːprəˈriːnɪn/ /ˌsjuːprəˈriːnɪn/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Von Ziemssen's Cyclopaedia of Practical Medicine. From German Suprarenin from supraren- (in post-classical Latin suprarenalis) + German -in.