cortical hormones

cor·ti·cal hor·mones

steroid hormones produced by the adrenal cortex.

cor·ti·cal hor·mones

(kōr'ti-kăl hōr'mōnz)
Steroid hormones produced by the cortex of the suprarenal gland, chiefly cortisol, a glucocorticoid; aldosterone, a mineralocorticoid; and dehydroepiandrosterone, an androgen.

cor·ti·cal hor·mones

(kōr'ti-kăl hōr'mōnz)
Steroid hormones produced by the cortex of the suprarenal gland.
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Progesterone is an important precursor to adrenal cortical hormones and is a physiological relaxing agent that enhances GABA, MAO, and COMT to counter the effects of adrenalin.
The cortical hormones include glucocorticoids, aldosterone, and the adrenal androgens.
The American biochemist Edward Calvin Kendall (1886-1972) isolated no fewer than twenty-eight different cortical hormones, or corticoids, of which four showed effects on laboratory animals.
Cancer cells secrete excess levels of several adrenal cortical hormones, causing cortisol and adrenal androgen levels to remain elevated.
Some products contain adrenal cortex only, and some have both cortical hormones and medullary catecholamines, which are more stimulating.