English

Definition of endorphin noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

endorphin

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//enˈdɔːfɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//enˈdɔːrfɪn//
 
(biology)
 
jump to other results
a hormone produced in the brain that reduces the feeling of pain Word Origin 1970s: blend of endogenous and morphine.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: endorphin