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Adrenocortical

Definition of the adjective adrenocortical

What does adrenocortical mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. of or derived from the cortex of the adrenal glands

Alternative definition of the adjective adrenocortical

adjective

  1. [anatomy] Relating to the adrenal cortex.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Health (2008)

by Yawei Zhang

While adrenocortical masses are common and occur in up to 15 percent of the adult population, adrenocortical carcinomas (ACs) are much less frequent. In fact, an international estimate of ACs is only one per million each year. However, it is ...

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

Interleukin-6 appears to be a very potent stimulator of the hypothalamic-pituitary- adrenocortical axis that most likely occurs via activation of paraventricular CRH neurons. Neuronal pathways participating in interleukin-induced CRH activation ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (2015)

Adrenocortical insufficiency refers to adrenal gland cortical failure. Patients with clinically stable adrenocortical insufficiency may succumb to an Addisonian crisis from acute illness. Rarely an individual with undiagnosed adrenocortical ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases and Disorders (2005)

by William A. Petit, William A. Jr Petit, Christine A. Adamec

An adrenocortical tumor is usually curable only when it is identified in an early stage, when the tumor is still confined to the adrenal gland. At this point, that particular adrenal gland can be surgically removed. Patients can then live a normal life, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Adolescence (2011)

by B. Bradford Brown, Mitchell J. Prinstein

Stress, whether physical or psychological in nature, activates the hypothalamic– pituitary–adrenocortical (HPA) axis. The HPA axis is a major part of the neuroendocrine system and controls many body processes, including the stress reaction.

Google previewDorland's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations (2015)

by Dorland

acetylcholine esterase; acute cerebral encephalopathy; acute coronary event; adrenocortical extract; Adverse Childhood Experience [study]; alcohol, chloroform, and ether; analytic continuum electrostatics; angiotensin-converting enzyme; ...

Google previewA Concise Encyclopaedia of Psychiatry (2012)

by D. Leigh, C.M. Pare, J. Marks

Adrenocortical function in depression In a proportion of depressed patients, especially those with severe endogenous depression (q.v.) a moderate increase in cortisol secretion rate occurs. Plasma cortisol level and urinary corticosteroid ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sleep and Dreams: The Evolution, Function, Nature, and Mysteries of Slumber [2 volumes] (2012)

The Evolution, Function, Nature, and Mysteries of Slumber by Deirdre Barrett, Patrick McNamara Ph.D.

Hypothalamo–Pituitary–Adrenocortical. (HPA). System. and. Sleep. Axel. Steiger. The HPA system is essential for the individual's survival. It mediates the reaction to acute physical or psychological stress. The stress reaction starts with the ...

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, Two Volume Set (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

ADRENOCORTICAL. HORMONES. The hormones secreted by the adrenal cortex. These hormones help the body to adjust to stresses like low blood sugar, chilling, emotional excitement, and starvation. (Also see ENDOCRINE GLANDS.) ...

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

ADRENOCORTICAL. HORMONES. The hormones secreted by the adrenal cortex. These hormones help the body to adjust to stresses like low blood sugar, chilling, emotional excitement, and starvation. (Also see ENDOCRINE GLANDS.) Fig.

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Scrabble value of A1D2R1E1N1O1C3O1R1T1I1C3A1L1

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