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Definitions of adrenal in various dictionaries:
noun - either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney
adj - of or pertaining to the adrenal glands or their secretions
adj - near the kidneys
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|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|an adrenal gland.|
|used to refer to two glands situated above the kidneys (the adrenal glands)|
|An adrenal gland.|
|Relating to or denoting a pair of ductless glands situated above the kidneys. Each consists of a core region (adrenal medulla) secreting adrenaline and noradrenaline, and an outer region (adrenal cortex) secreting corticosteroids.|
|At, near, or on the kidneys.|
|Of or relating to the adrenal glands or their secretions.|
|either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney|
|of or pertaining to the adrenal glands or their secretions|
|near the kidneys|
|Adrenal might refer to|
|The Adrenal glands (also known as suprarenal glands) are endocrine glands that produce a variety of hormones including adrenaline and the steroids aldosterone and cortisol. They are found above the kidneys. Each gland has an outer cortex which produces steroid hormones and an inner medulla. The adrenal cortex itself is divided into three zones: zona glomerulosa, the zona fasciculata and the zona reticularis.The adrenal cortex produces three main types of steroid hormones: mineralocorticoids, glucocorticoids, and androgens. Mineralocorticoids (such as aldosterone) produced in the zona glomerulosa help in the regulation of blood pressure and electrolyte balance. The glucocorticoids cortisol and corticosterone are synthesized in the zona fasciculata; their functions include the regulation of metabolism and immune system suppression. The innermost layer of the cortex, the zona reticularis, produces androgens that are converted to fully functional sex hormones in the gonads and other target|