+
The Adrenal Medulla

The Adrenal Medulla

Author: Aaron Mullally
See More
Fast, Free College Credit

Developing Effective Teams

Let's Ride
*No strings attached. This college course is 100% free and is worth 1 semester credit.

28 Sophia partners guarantee credit transfer.

281 Institutions have accepted or given pre-approval for credit transfer.

* The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 25 of Sophia’s online courses. Many different colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.

Tutorial

Adrenal Medulla Objectives

- Describe what the word medulla means

- Describe what catecholamines are; also identify the two catecholamines the adrenal medulla secretes

- Describe the basic differences between epinephrine and norepinephrine

- Describe how catecholamines create the fight-or-flight response (physiologic effects of catecholamines)

- Define stress and list example of various stressors (agents that cause stress)

The Adrenal Medulla