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.
Located above each kidney, adrenal glands are comprised of an outer wall (cortex) that secretes important steroid hormones (aldosterone, cortisol, testosterone, estrone) and an inner portion (medulla) that produces epinephrine, norepinephrine and dopamine. These hormones influence many vital functions such as heart rate, blood pressure, the way the body uses food, adapts to stress and expresses sexual characteristics.
two secretory glands perched atop the kidneys and surrounded by the protective fat capsule of the kidneys; secrete cortisol, androgens, and the catecholamines epinephrine and norepinephrine.
Two glands, the adrenal cortex and adrenal medulla, located on the kidney.
A pair of triangular shaped body covering the superior surface of each kidney and is part of the endocrine system. Known mainly for its secretion of adrenaline.
Two small areas of tissue located just above the kidneys. The inner core of each gland, the medulla, secretes epinephrine and norepinephrine; the outer cortex secretes cortisol and other steroid hormones.
also known as the suprarenal glands, each of these two glands sits atop a kidney; the outer portion is a site of testosterone production while other sections produce other substances, such as epinephrine and norepinephrine.
Two glands located on top of the kidneys. They produce several hormones, including androgen (male) hormones.
pair of hormone-producing organs located near the kidneys.
(ah DREEN al or ah DREN al): A pair of small ductless glands located just above the kidneys. The cortex of the adrenal glands secretes the adrenocortical hormones (corticosteroids).
The body contains two adrenal glands â€“ one positioned on the top surface of each kidney. They produce hormones, including adrenaline.
a pair of glands above each kidney. The cortex of the glands secretes the stress hormones adrenaline and noradrenaline, and steroid hormones.
Glands which are located on each of the kidneys. The adrenal glands consist of two parts with distinct functions. The adrenal cortex secretes cortisol and androgens when the anterior pituitary releases the production of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH). Androgens are converted by the liver to the hormones testoterone and estrogens. The adrenal medulla creates the cathecolamines epinephrine and norepinephrine.
Two endocrine glands that sit on top of the kidneys and make and release stress hormones, such as: epinephrine (adrenaline), which stimulates carbohydrate metabolism; norepinephrine, which raises heart rate and blood pressure; corticosteroid hormones, which control how the body utilizes fat, protein, carbohydrates, and minerals and help reduce inflammation. They also produce sex hormones like testosterone and can produce DHEA and progesterone.
the two adrenal glands are located above the kidneys; they produce a variety of different hormones, including cortisol, adrenal androgens and hormones important in blood pressure control and electrolyte balance
Two small ductless glands located near the kidneys. Adrenal glands secrete epinephrine, cortisone, and the androgen hormone testosterone.
endocrine glands that secrete hormones that regulate the excretion of minerals and the body's response to stress. 78
Either of two small endocrine glands, one located above each kidney, consisting of the cortex, which secretes several different hormones, and the medulla, which secretes epinephrine.
endocrine glands at upper end of kidneys. Has an inner adrenal medulla and outer adrenal cortex.
two glands lying atop the kidneys that produce a family of steroids.
Suprarenal glands. Small endocrine glands, two in number, situated atop the kidneys. The outer yellowish layer (cortex) secretes about 30 steroid hormones, most importantly aldosterone, which regulates water and salt balance in the body, and cortisol, which controls carbohydrate, fat, and protein metabolism. The adrenals also produce small amounts of testosterone and estrogen. The inner reddish portion (medulla) of the adrenals secretes the emergency-response hormones epinephrine (adrenaline) and norepinephrine.
the endocrine gland on top of each kidney
triangular shaped glands located on top of the kidneys. They produce hormones such as estrogen, progesterone, steroids, cortisol, and cortisone, and chemicals such as adrenalin (epinephrine), norepinephrine, and dopamine. When the glands produce more or less hormones than required by the body, disease conditions may occur. ( source)
A pair of organs located on top of the kidneys that produce hormones, including estrogen.
Glands located on top of each kidney and produce cortisol as well as small amounts of male hormones (adrenal androgens). Abnormal functioning of the adrenal glands can lead to irregular menstrual cycles and hirsutism
Located above the kidneys. When functioning properly, they produce aldosterone, cortisol, and androgens in sufficient quantities for the body to function normally.
Glands located near kidneys that produce adrenalin which acys upon the heart and ultimataly regulate the blood pressure.
two organs situated one upon the upper end of each kidney. Stresses of modern life can exhaust the glands.
Glands located above the kidneys that make hormones, such as androgens, cortisol, and aldosterone.
Very small glands near the top of each kidney which produce hormones that are vital for the body's regulation of many important functions like heart rate, blood pressure, and digestion. (Abdominal, Urology)
pair of small endocrine glands which sit atop the kidneys, produce sex hormones and adrenaline, and help control metabolism.
A pair of endocrine organs located above the kidneys that produce hormones.
The adrenal glands are two small glands that sit on top of the kidneys. They make hormones that help control heart rate, blood pressure and the way the body uses food.
glands located near the kidneys. The adrenal glands produce hormones that control metabolism, fluid balance, and blood pressure. They also produce small amounts of male hormones (androgens) and female hormones (estrogen and progesterone).
Endocrine glands located just above the kidneys; in the female they are the major producers of androgens. (page 117)
ad-REE-nal GLANZ Paired two-part glands that sit atop the kidneys and produce catecholamines, mineralocorticoids, glucocorticoids, and sex hormones. 667
Endocrine organs lying immediately above the kidney, producing epinephrine, norepinephrine and steroid hormones.
Located above the kidneys in the lower back, these two glands produce several kinds of hormones.
A small pair of glands located above the kidneys that produce cortisol, aldosterone, epinephrine, and small amounts of sex hormones.
one adrenal gland is located near each kidney. Their main function is to produce hormones which control metabolism, fluid balance, and blood pressure. In addition, they produce small amounts of "male" hormones (androgens) and "female" hormones (estrogens and progesterone).
glands that are adjacent to the kidneys and supply hormones, including cortisol, adrenaline, and androgens
Two endocrine glands, each situated superior to a kidney. Also called suprarenal glands.
two glands, one on top of each kidney, which produce a variety of hormones that affect nearly every body system.
Two small organs near the kidneys that release hormones.
two small glands located on top of the kidneys that secrete hormones.
Glands located above each kidney that secrete hormones, e.g., adrenaline.
paired glands lying superior to each kidney; play a role in libido (especially in women), blood sodium levels impacting blood pressure and cardiovascular balance, blood sugar, water and electrolyte balance, metabolism and stress response
Two small glands situated atop the kidneys. The adrenal glands secrete steroid hormones and stress hormones epinephrine and norepinephrine (sometimes known as adrenaline).
two small triangle shaped glands located on the top of each kidney that secrete various hormones, including androgens.
A pair of endocrine glands located on the surface of the kidneys. The adrenal glands produce corticosteroid hormones such as cortisol, aldosterone, and the reproductive hormones.
Two glands located above the kidneys (one above each kidney). They produce several kinds of hormones, including a small amount of sex hormones.
ductless glands, located just above the kidneys, that secrete androgens and estrogens in both men and women. More famous for their secretion of adrenaline, especially during times of physical or emotional stress or excitement.
(ah-DREE-nal) A pair of small glands, one located on top of each kidney. They produce steroid hormones, adrenaline and noradrenaline, which help control control heart rate, blood pressure, and other important body functions.
Two organs that sit on top of the kidneys and make and release hormones such as adrenalin (epinephrine). This and other hormones, including insulin, control the body's use of glucose (sugar).
A pair of small glands, each of which sits on top of the kidneys. These glands produce hormones that help to control the bodyâ€™s heart rate, blood pressure, the way food gets used, and other functions. They make the hormone adrenaline, which the body releases in response to stress.
Glands that sit on top of the kidneys and regulate stress reactions and some mineral balance.
You have two adrenal glands, one on top of each kidney. Your adrenal glands produce a number of steroid hormones including DHEA.
Two glands near the kidneys that produce hormones, including some male sex hormones - the adrenal androgens.
a pair of glands in males and females, located above the kidneys, which produce a number of hormones, including androgens
Each kidney has an adrenal gland located above it. The adrenal is divided into an inner medulla and an outer cortex . The medulla synthesizes amine hormones. The cortex secrets steroid hormones. Stimulation of the cortex by the nervous system causes the "fight or flight" response.
Small structures located at the top of each kidney that produce a number of hormones indispensable to proper growth, development, and a wide variety of physiologic functions.
Part of the endocrine (hormonal) system, the adrenal glands are located above each kidney
Two glands that sit on top of the kidneys and make several hormones, including cortisol.
two small, triangular-shaped organs that sit on top of each kidney and produce hormones, including the sex hormones, testosterone and estrogen.
Two organs located on top of the kidneys that release hormones such as adrenalin (epinephrine). This controls the body's use of glucose (sugar).
two triangular-shaped organs of the endocrine system located above the kidneys, which secrete a variety of hormones
Two glands (one on top of each kidney) that secrete the hormones cortisol and norepinephrine (see Anxiety, Depression).
Glands located above each kidney that are responsible for secreting three types of hormones: glucocorticoids (cortisol), mineralcorticoids (aldosterone), and androgens (testosterone, estradiol).
two endocrine glands, one located above each kidney, that secrete hormones
Two small glands in body that make steroid hormones.
Small glands lying on top of the kidneys which produce a small amount of male hormone.
two glands that sit on top of the kidneys that make and release hormones such as epinephrine (adrenaline), which raises heart rate and blood pressure; norepinephrine, which causes constriction of blood vessels; and steroid hormones, which help reduce inflammation and control how the body utilizes fat, protein, carbohydrates, and minerals.Other steroid hormones produced in the adrenal gland are called androgens, or male sex hormones.
Gland located near the kidneys that produces a small amount of testosterone.
(a-DREE-nal): A pair of small glands, one located on top of each kidney. The adrenal glands produce hormones that help control heart rate, blood pressure, the way the body uses food, and other vital functions.
The adrenals are important endocrine glands anatomically associated with the kidneys. Each body has two adrenal glands, each consisting of two parts. The inner portion of the adrenal is called the medulla and an outer portion is called the cortex. Both parts secrete important hormones into the bloodstream.
two small endocrine glands, each located above a kidney. Each gland consists of the cortex, which secretes adrenocorticoid hormones, and the medulla, which secretes epinephrine
small, pyramid-shaped glands situated on top of each kidney that secrete the steroid hormones estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone, as well as various other substances.
Divided into 2 regions; secrete hormones that influence the body's metabolism, blood chemicals, and body characteristics, as well as influence the part of the nervous system that is involved in the response and defense against stress. Hypothalamus Activates and controls the part of the nervous system that controls involuntary body functions, the hormonal system, and many body functions, such as regulating sleep and stimulating appetite.
A pair of ductless glands located above the kidneys. Through hormonal secretions, the adrenal glands regulate many essential functions in the body, including biochemical balances that influence athletic training and general stress response.
Located near the kidneys, the adrenal glands produce a small amount of the male hormone, testosterone.
A pair of endocrine glands situated just above the kidneys (in mammals). Involved in the manufacture and distribution of cortisone, epinephrine, and certain steriods.
Located on top of the kidneys, these glands produce hormones helpful in regulating the body's metabolism.
Two small organs superior to the kidneys. They release hormones such as corticosteroid, etc.
A pair of small glands, one located on top of each kidney. The adrenal glands produce hormones (epinephrine, norepinephrine, and steroid hormones) that help control heart rate, blood pressure, the way the body uses food, and other vital functions.
Glands situated above each kidney. Each adrenal gland consists of a cortex (outer wall) that secretes important steroid hormones and a medulla (inner part) that secretes stress hormones.