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Adrenarche

Definition of the noun adrenarche

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noun - plural: -

  1. the increase in activity of the adrenal glands just before puberty
    • lexical domain: Natural Events - nouns denoting natural events
    • more generic word: start = the beginning of anything

Alternative definition of the noun adrenarche

noun

  1. A stage of maturation of the cortex of the human adrenal glands, related to puberty, typically occurring between the ages of six and ten years and involving both structural and functional changes.

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Google previewPathophysiology, The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

Adrenarche is an early sexual maturation stage in some higher primates that in humans typically occurs at around 6 to 8 years of age.

Adrenarche is the result of the development of a new zone of the adrenal cortex, the zona reticularis.

Google previewAdrenal Disease in Childhood (2000)

Clinical and Molecular Aspects by I. A. Hughes, Adrian J. L. Clark

Adrenarche is the rise in the adrenal secretion of DHEA and DHEAS that begins at about age 8 and reaches maximal levels at age 25–30 when the secretion of...

Adrenarche is a phenomenon unique to human beings, chimpanzees, and ...

Google previewUnderstanding Pathophysiology (2016)

Biology, Human biology by CTI Reviews

Adrenarche refers to a stage of maturation ofthe cortex of the human adrenal glands. It typically occurs between ages 6 and 10 years and involves both structural and functional changes. Adrenarche is a process related to puberty but distinct ...

Google previewPuberty (2016)

Physiology and Abnormalities by Philip Kumanov, Ashok Agarwal

Adrenarche is a phenomenon of adrenal zona reticularis activation leading to increased secretion of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate (DHEAS) [3]. Prepubertally low adrenal androgens begin to rise at ...

Google previewEssentials of Pediatric Nursing (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Adrenarche is an early sexual maturation stage in some higher primates that in humans typically occurs at around 6 to 8 years of age.

Adrenarche is the result of the development of a new zone of the adrenal cortex, the zona reticularis.

Google previewPrinciples of Pediatric Nursing, Caring for Children (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Adrenarche is an early sexual maturation stage in some higher primates that in humans typically occurs at around 6 to 8 years of age.

Adrenarche is the result of the development of a new zone of the adrenal cortex, the zona reticularis.

Google previewReview of Medical Physiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Adrenarche: Adrenarche refers to a stage of maturation of the cortex of the human adrenal glands. It typically occursbetween ages 6 and 10 years and involves both structural and functional changes. Adrenarche is a process related to puberty ...

Google previewInsulin Resistance and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (2009)

Pathogenesis, Evaluation, and Treatment by Evanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis, John E. Nestler, Dimitrios Panidis, Renato Pasquali

Adrenarche refers to the onset of the production of the CI9 steroids dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and...

Google previewWong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Adrenarche is an early sexual maturation stage in some higher primates that in humans typically occurs at around 6 to 8 years of age.

Adrenarche is the result of the development of a new zone of the adrenal cortex, the zona reticularis.

Google previewClinical Gynecologic Endocrinology and Infertility (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

Adrenarche: Adrenarche is an early sexual maturation stage in some higher primates that in humans typically occursat around 6 to 8 years...

Google previewMaternal and Child Nursing Care (2016)

Nursing, Nursing by CTI Reviews

Adrenarche: Adrenarche is an early sexual maturation stage in some higher primates that in humans typically occurs at around 6to8 years...

Google previewClinical Gynaecology (2007)

by T. F. Kruger, M. H. Botha

Premature adrenarche is the development of pubic and axillary hair without any other sign of sexual development. Normal...

Although temporarily related to gonadarche, adrenarche is an independent, functionally unrelated biological event.

Google previewPediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (2007)

by Petar Mamula, Jonathan E. Markowitz, Robert N. Baldassano

Adrenarche is the onset of ...

Google previewMaternity and Pediatric Nursing (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Adrenarche is the result of the development of a new zone of the adrenal cortex, the zona reticularis. Glucocorticoid: Glucocorticoids (GC) are a classof steroid hormonesthat bindtothe glucocorticoid receptor (GR), whichis present inalmost ...

Google previewPediatric Clinical Skills (2016)

Medicine, Pediatrics by CTI Reviews

Adrenarche: Adrenarche is an early sexual maturation stage in some higher primates that in humans typically occurs at around 6 to 8 years of age. During adrenarche the adrenal cortex secretes increased levels of androgens such as DHEA ...

Google previewNelson Textbook of Pediatrics (2011)

by Robert M. Kliegman, Bonita M.D. Stanton, Joseph St. Geme, Nina F Schor, Richard E. Behrman

Premature adrenarche is an early maturational event of adrenal androgen production. This event coincides with precocious...

Google previewPediatric Primary Care (2012)

by Catherine E. Burns, Ardys M. Dunn, Margaret A. Brady, Nancy Barber Starr, Catherine G. Blosser, Dawn Lee Garzon

Premature adrenarche is the early onset of pubic hair in either boys (prior to 10 years of age) or girls (prior to 8 years of age) not associated with other features of true puberty. Premature adrenarche may be caused by a mild form of congenital ...

Google previewAdolescence (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Adrenarche: Adrenarche is an early sexual maturation stageinsome higher primates thatin humans typically occurs at around6to 8 years of age.During adrenarche the adrenal cortex secretes increasedlevels of androgenssuch as DHEA and ...

Google previewSwaiman's Pediatric Neurology (2011)

Principles and Practice by Kenneth F. Swaiman, Stephen Ashwal, Donna M Ferriero, Nina F Schor

Adrenarche refers to the prepubertal rise of adrenal androgen precursors – in particular, dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and its sulfated form (DHEAS) – as a consequence of maturation of the zona reticularis of the adrenal cortex. DHEA can ...

Google previewGynecology (2002)

Integrating Conventional, Complementary, and Natural Alternative Therapy by Adam Ostrzenski

Adrenarche is the second stage of secondary sex characteristic maturation, in which the development of pubic hair occurs. However, in about 20 % of girls, the growth of pubic hair is the first pubertal event, followed by thelarche .

Google previewPediatric Endocrinology (2004)

Mechanisms, Manifestations, and Management by Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, Erica A. Eugster

Premature adrenarche is the result of precocious secretion of androgens from the zona reticularis of the adrenal cortex. In response to increased activity of 17,20- lyase and 170-hydroxylase activity, serum levels of DHEA and its sulfated ...

Google previewClinical Biochemistry (2014)

Metabolic and Clinical Aspects by William J. Marshall, Márta Lapsley, Andrew Day, Ruth Ayling

Premature adrenarche is the term applied to the early development of pubic hair without ...

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