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adrenocortical

 [ah-dre″no-kor´tĭ-k'l]
pertaining to or arising from the adrenal cortex; called also corticoadrenal.

a·dre·no·cor·ti·cal

(ă-drē-nō-kōr'ti-kăl),
Pertaining to the suprarenal cortex.

adrenocortical

/adre·no·cor·ti·cal/ (-kor´tĭ-k'l) pertaining to or arising from the adrenal cortex.

adrenocortical

(ə-drē′nō-kôr′tĭ-kəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or derived from the adrenal cortex.

adrenocortical

adrenocortical

adjective Referring to the adrenal cortex.

adrenocortical

adjective Referring to the adrenal cortex

ad·re·no·cor·ti·cal

(ă-drē'nō-kōr'ti-kăl)
Pertaining to the cortex of the suprarenal gland.

adrenocortical

pertaining to or arising from the cortex of the adrenal gland.

adrenocortical hormones
any of the corticosteroids elaborated by the adrenal cortex, the major ones being the glucocorticoids and mineralocorticoids, and including some androgens, progesterone and perhaps estrogens. See also corticosteroid.
adrenocortical hyperplasia
may be bilateral, resulting from stimulation by a functional corticotropic adenoma of the pars distalis or the pars intermedia of the pituitary gland. See hyperadrenocorticism.
adrenocortical neoplasms
adenomas usually do not cause clinical signs and are incidental findings at autopsy. Carcinomas are highly invasive of surrounding tissues and into the caudal vena cava. Rarely, adrenal neoplasms are functional and may cause signs of hyperadrenocorticism.

corticoadrenal, adrenocortical

pertaining to the adrenal cortex.
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