Definition of adrenochrome in English:

adrenochrome

noun

(also adrenochrom)
Biochemistry
  • 1A sulphur-containing extract of the adrenal glands of animals, used medicinally (disused).

  • 2A red pigment formed by the oxidation of adrenaline.

Pronunciation

adrenochrome

/əˈdriːnə(ʊ)krəʊm/ /əˈdrɛnə(ʊ)krəʊm/

Origin

Early 20th century. After German Adrenochrom.