HyperDic: adrenal_gland

English > 1 sense of the expression adrenal gland:
NOUNbodyadrenal gland, adrenal, suprarenal glandeither of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney
English > adrenal gland: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningEither of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney.
Synonymsadrenal, suprarenal gland
Part ofkidneyEither of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine
Partsadrenal cortexThe cortex of the adrenal gland
adrenal medullaThe medulla of the adrenal gland
Broaderendocrine gland, endocrine, ductless glandAny of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
Spanishglándula adrenal, glándula suprarrenal
Catalanglàndula adrenal, glàndula suprarenal, suprarenal
Adjectivesadrenalof or pertaining to the adrenal glands or their secretions / secretions

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