adrenal system

адренальная система
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адренальная система

English-russian biological dictionary. 2013.

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  • Adrenal gland — Endocrine system Adrenal gland …   Wikipedia

  • Adrenal medulla — Medulla labeled at bottom right. Gray s subject #277 1280 Ar …   Wikipedia

  • Adrenal cortex — Layers of cortex. Latin cortex glandulae suprarenalis Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • adrenal gland — Anat. one of a pair of ductless glands, located above the kidneys, consisting of a cortex, which produces steroidal hormones, and a medulla, which produces epinephrine and norepinephrine. Also called suprarenal gland. See diag. under kidney.… …   Universalium

  • Adrenal failure — A condition in which the adrenal glands do not produce enough of the adrenal hormones that control important functions such as blood pressure. The adrenal glands sit on top of the kidneys. The adrenal is made up of an outer layer (the cortex) and …   Medical dictionary

  • Adrenal medulla — The inner portion of adrenal gland. (The outer portion is the adrenal cortex). The adrenal medulla makes epinephrine (adrenaline) and norepinephrine (noradrenaline). Epinephrine is secreted in response to low blood levels of glucose as well as… …   Medical dictionary

  • Adrenal gland — One of a pair of small glands, each of which sits on top of one of the kidneys. The adrenal is made up of an outer wall (the cortex) and an inner portion (the medulla). The adrenal glands produce hormones that help control the heart rate, blood… …   Medical dictionary

  • system — 1. [TA] A consistent and complex whole made up of correlated and semiindependent parts. A complex of functionally related anatomic structures. 2. The entire organism seen as a complex organization of parts. 3. Any complex of structures… …   Medical dictionary

  • Adrenal — Nebennieren des Menschen Vorderer Bauchaortenbereich der Katze von links mit Nebenniere (Nr. 14) und Niere (Nr. 18) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • adrenal glands — (suprarenal glands) two triangular endocrine gland, each of which covers the superior surface of a kidney. Each gland has two parts, the medulla and cortex. The medulla forms the grey core of the gland; it consists mainly of chromaffin tissue and …   Medical dictionary

  • adrenal gland — one of two hormone secreting glands functioning in the Endocrine system …   English contemporary dictionary

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