adrenocortical
Having to do with or made by the outer layer of the adrenal gland, which produces steroid hormones. There is an adrenal gland on top of each kidney.

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  • adrenocortical — adj. 1. of or pertaining to the adrenal cortex. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adrenocortical — relativo a la corteza suprarrrenal Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • adrenocortical — [ə drē΄nōkôr′ti kəl] adj. of, or produced in, the cortex of the adrenal glands …   English World dictionary

  • adrenocortical — Pertaining to suprarenal cortex. * * * ad·re·no·cor·ti·cal ə .drē nō kȯrt i kəl adj of, relating to, or derived from the cortex of the adrenal glands <adrenocortical hormone deficiency> * * * adre·no·cor·ti·cal (ə dre″no… …   Medical dictionary

  • adrenocortical — adjective Date: 1936 of, relating to, or derived from the cortex of the adrenal glands …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adrenocortical — /euh dree noh kawr ti keuhl/, adj. of, pertaining to, or produced by the cortex of the adrenal gland. [1935 40; ADRENO + CORTICAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • adrenocortical — adjective Relating to the adrenal cortex …   Wiktionary

  • adrenocortical — adj. of or pertaining to the adrenal cortex …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adrenocortical — adre·no·cor·ti·cal …   English syllables

  • adrenocortical — a•dre•no•cor•ti•cal [[t]əˌdri noʊˈkɔr tɪ kəl[/t]] adj. anat. of, pertaining to, or produced by the cortex of the adrenal gland • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • adrenocortical —    Pertaining to the adrenal cortex …   Herbal-medical glossary

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