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Descriptor English:   Adrenal Glands 
Descriptor Spanish:   GlŠndulas Suprarrenales 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Gl‚ndulas Suprarrenais 
Synonyms English:   Adrenal Gland
Gland, Adrenal
Glands, Adrenal  
Tree Number:   A06.407.071
Definition English:   A pair of glands located at the cranial pole of each of the two KIDNEYS. Each adrenal gland is composed of two distinct endocrine tissues with separate embryonic origins, the ADRENAL CORTEX producing STEROIDS and the ADRENAL MEDULLA producing NEUROTRANSMITTERS. 
Indexing Annotation English:   /surg = probably ADRENALECTOMY; hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis: coord HYPOTHALAMO-HYPOPHYSEAL SYSTEM + PITUITARY-ADRENAL SYSTEM; hyperplasia = ADRENAL GLANDS /pathol (IM) + HYPERPLASIA (NIM); congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) = ADRENAL HYPERPLASIA, CONGENITAL
See Related English:   Adrenalectomy
 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SE secretion SU surgery
TR transplantation UL ultrastructure
VI virology  
Record Number:   314 
Unique Identifier:   D000311 

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