adrenal gland

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  • noun

Synonyms for adrenal gland

either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney

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For example, the hypothalamic--pituitary--adrenal (HPA) axis, which mediates the endocrine or hormonal response to certain stressors, interconnects with the adrenomedullary hormonal system and the sympathetic noradrenergic system (SNS).
Stimulation of catecholamine synthesis through unique estrogen receptors in the bovine adrenomedullary plasma membrane by 17[beta]-estradiol.
Together with Don Weiland, PhD, and Ray Counsell, PhD, they developed MIBG for imaging and treatment of adrenomedullary tumors.
Adrenomedullary function may predict the clinical severity of CAH, and the measurement of plasma free metanephrine has been suggested for this purpose (53), although this technique has not come into common practice.
Sympathoneural and adrenomedullary functional effects of alpha2C-adrenoreceptor gene polymorphism in healthy humans.