Adrenal weight factor | definition of adrenal weight factor by Medical dictionary
adrenal weight factor
a·dre·nal weight fac·tor
a postulated substance of adenohypophysial origin responsible for maintenance of the weight of the adrenal cortex.
adrenal weight factor A physiologically naïve, now long-obsolete term for a substance hypothetically produced by the anterior hypophysis which maintained the adrenal gland's weight.