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Adrenal Cortex

Definition of the noun adrenal cortex

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noun

  1. the cortex of the adrenal gland; secretes corticosterone and sex hormones

Alternative definition of the noun adrenal cortex

noun

  1. [anatomy] The outer portion of the adrenal glands that produces hormones essential to homeostasis

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Adrenal Cortex: The outer layer of the adrenal gland. It secretes mineralocorticoids, androgens, and glucocorticoids.

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Google previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of Human Histology (2012)

by R.V. Krstic;

adrenal Cortex has a similar Structure to that in normal animal. Following ACTH injection or exposure to stress (ACTH/Stress), animal with an intact 1 hypophysis will show a ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

or adrenal gland (adrenal cortex ) (compare MEDULLA). ADJ. cortical cortic-, cortico- comb. forms indicating an ...

Google previewDictionary of Medicine (2014)

by P.H. Collin

adrenal cortex = firm outside layer of the adrenal or suprarenal glands, which secretes various hormones, including cortisone; cerebellar cortex = outer covering of grey matter which covers the cerebellum; cerebral cortex = outer layer of grey ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Men's Health (2005)

by Glenn S. Rothfeld, Deborah S. Romaine

Addison's disease An autoimmune disorder affecting the adrenal cortex in which there is a deficiency of two hormones the adrenal ...

Google previewThe Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science (2004)

by W. Edward Craighead, Charles B. Nemeroff

The adrenal cortex also is involved in response to either acute (fear) or chronic ( anxiety) stress. However, the adrenal cortex is not directly activated by the sympathetic nervous system. As noted earlier, the adrenal cortex is activated by ...

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Ectopic Adrenal Cortex in Broad Ligament

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