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Adrenal Medulla

Definition of the noun adrenal medulla

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noun

  1. the medulla of the adrenal gland; secretes epinephrine

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Adrenal Medulla: The inner part of the adrenal gland; it synthesizes, stores and releases catecholamines.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Stress: A-D (2000)

Summary and Conclusions GLOSSARY adrenal medulla The inner portion of the adrenal gland that is part of the sympathetic–adrenal medullary system. The adrenal medulla receives neural input from sympathetic preganglionic fibers arising ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

See also adrenal cortex, adrenal medulla. Called alsoglandula suprarenalis, suprarenal gland. a. g.fetal cortex thefirst adrenal cortex in the fetus; it is subsequently surrounded byapermanent cortex and has disappeared by the time ofbirth; the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Stress, Three-Volume Set (2000)

Summary and Conclusions GLOSSARY adrenal medulla The inner portion of the adrenal gland that is part of the sympathetic–adrenal medullary system. The adrenal medulla receives neural input from sympathetic preganglionic fibers arising ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Sports Science and Medicine (2006)

by Michael Kent

Regular endurance training increases the secretory capacity of the adrenal medulla causing 'sports adrenal medulla', characterized by an exaggerated response to various stimuli (e.g. hypoglycaemia, glucagon, and caffeine), and, possibly, ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

See also adrenal cortex, adrenal medulla. Adrenalin, an adrenergic. Brand name for epinephrine. adrenaline. See epinephrine. adrenal insufficiency [L, ad, to, ren, kidney, in, not, sufficere, to suffice], a condition in which the adrenal gland is ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

See also adrenal cortex, adrenal medulla. Adrenalin, an adrenergic. Brand name for epinephrine. adrenaline. See epinephrine. adrenal insufficiency [L, ad, to, ren, kidney, in, not, sufficere, to suffice], a condition in which the adrenal gland is ...

Google previewThe Nutrition and Health Dictionary (1995)

by Percy Russell, Anita Williams

The adrenal medulla is a separate organ from the cortex physiologically. The medulla produces epinephrine and norepinephrine, which are important in preparing the body for action against external danger or fright. Epinephrine ( sometimes ...

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