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Notable effects of adrenaline and noradrenaline include increased heart rate and blood pressure, blood vessel constriction, bronchiole dilation, and increased metabolism, all of which are characteristic of the fight-or-flight response. Release of catecholamines is stimualted by nerve impulses, and receptors for catecholamines are widely distributed throughout the body.
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- University of Michigan|Anatomy at UMich intro_autonomics_2_module/autonomics_05