Definitions for "Adrenal glands"
Two tent-shaped organs that secrete epinephrine ( see epinephrine) and glucocorticoids ( see glucocorticoids) and aldosterone.
Glands located adjacent to the kidneys, involved in the secretion of several important hormones including cortisol, corticosterone, aldosterone, and epinephrine (adrenaline).
Two small glands, one on top of each kidney. They are in two parts: the cortex which makes steroids and small amounts of the sex hormones; and the medulla which makes adrenalin.
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See Adrenal.