[ep-uh-nas-tee] /ˈɛp əˌnæs ti/
(especially of leaves) increased growth on the upper surface of an organ or part, causing it to bend downward.
noun (pl) -ties
increased growth of the upper surface of a plant part, such as a leaf, resulting in a downward bending of the part Compare hyponasty
[ep-uh-nef-rin, -reen] /ˌɛp əˈnɛf rɪn, -rin/ noun 1. Biochemistry. a hormone secreted by the adrenal medulla upon stimulation by the central nervous system in response to stress, as anger or fear, and acting to increase heart rate, blood pressure, cardiac output, and carbohydrate metabolism. 2. Pharmacology. a commercial form of this substance, extracted from the […]
- Epinephrine reversal
epinephrine reversal n. The fall in blood pressure produced by epinephrine following the administration of alpha-blockers.
epinephros ep·i·neph·ros (ěp’ə-něf’rŏs’, -rəs) n. See adrenal gland.
epineural ep·i·neu·ral (ěp’ə-nur’əl, -nyur’-) adj. Located or positioned on a neural arch of a vertebra.