adrenal gland

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Synonyms for adrenal gland

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

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Case report a rare case of collision tumor: Coexistence of adrenocortical adenoma and pheochromocytoma in the same adrenal gland.
Disrupting nerve fibers to the adrenal glands by high-level, but not low-level, thoracic spinal-cord transection resulted in almost complete suppression of circulating norepinephrine levels and profound stimulation of systemic corticosterone levels.
Adrenal insufficiency occurs when the adrenal glands are no longer producing sufficient cortisol.
Although rare, angiosarcoma can also arise in the adrenal glands.
Endogenous Cushing's syndrome is a rare endocrine disorder characterized by increased cortisol production from the adrenal glands, which is the result of a pituitary, adrenal or ectopic tumor.
Studies about cytochrome P450 enzymes in adrenal glands have been useful for other researches reporting the relationship of adrenal hormones with several diseases (Hincu et al.
As observed in animal studies, an enlargement of adrenal glands belongs to the most typical signs of chronic stress and one of the most severe chronic stress states is considered to be untreated diabetes [14].
Biopsy Interpretation of the Kidney and Adrenal Gland (online access included)
sup][2] The clinical features of adrenal insufficiency are not noted until over 90% of the adrenal glands have been destroyed.
One in three dolphins examined in the spill zone had thinly walled adrenal glands and one in five had severe lung damage.
Of the entities that most often imperil the growth of the foetus and adrenal glands are Diabetes mellitus and Hypertension in pregnancy.
The post mortem, which was completed late on Saturday, showed that the child died "of an infection that destroyed the adrenal glands, possibly meningococcus.
The adrenal glands are a pair of triangular or round bodies located adjacent to the superior pole of each kidney.
Ulloa and his team found that when they removed adrenal glands - which produce hormones in the body - the electroacpuncture stopped working.
The adrenal glands sit on top of the kidneys and are pyramidal in shape.
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