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Descriptor English:   Adrenal Medulla 
Descriptor Spanish:   Médula Suprarrenal 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Medula Suprarrenal 
Synonyms English:   Adrenal Medullas
Medulla, Adrenal
Medullas, Adrenal  
Tree Number:   A06.407.071.265
Definition English:   The inner portion of the adrenal gland. Derived from ECTODERM, adrenal medulla consists mainly of CHROMAFFIN CELLS that produces and stores a number of NEUROTRANSMITTERS, mainly adrenaline (EPINEPHRINE) and NOREPINEPHRINE. The activity of the adrenal medulla is regulated by the SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM. 
Indexing Annotation English:   dis = ADRENAL MEDULLA (IM) + ADRENAL GLAND DISEASES (IM); medulla enucleation: for physiol studies, ADRENAL MEDULLA /physiol, for surg ther, ADRENAL MEDULLA /surg
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:   316 
Unique Identifier:   D000313 

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