normetanephrine

normetanephrine
A catabolite of norepinephrine found, together with metanephrine, in the urine and some tissues, resulting from the action of catechol-O-methyltransferase on norepinephrine; has no sympathomimetic actions.

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nor·meta·neph·rine .nȯr-.met-ə-'nef-rən, -.rēn n a metabolite of norepinephrine C9H13NO3 found esp. in the urine

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nor·meta·neph·rine (nor-met″ə-nefґrin) a methylated metabolite of norepinephrine excreted in the urine and found in certain tissues.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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