It has long been known that various stresses and stimuli elicit responses in the animal body, and since the stating of Cannon's "emergency function" (1929), the adrenal medullary hormones have been credited with exciting many of the instantaneous responses to the animal body.
The experiment was designed to determine: (1) whether nor-epinephrine has effects on the blood elements different from those seen after epinephrine treatment; (2) whether the dosage of hormone employed will affect the type of response obtained; and (3) whether the demedullated rat responds to the adrenal medullary hormones in the same pattern as the intact rat.
Adrenal Medullary Hormones, Adrenaline, Nor-Epinephrine, Epinephrine Treatment
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Gass, George H.. "The Effects of Epinephrine and Nor-Epinephrine on the Blood Picture in the Rat." (1952). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/biol_etds/166