Glomerulosa cell | definition of glomerulosa cell by Medical dictionary
a cell of the zona glomerulosa of the adrenal cortex that is the source of aldosterone; the cells are arranged in spherical or oval groups.
glo·mer·u·lo·sa cell (glō-mer'yū-lō'să sel)
A cell of the zona glomerulosa of the cortex of the suprarenal gland that is the source of aldosterone; the cells are arranged in spheric or oval groups.
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Parathyroid hormone modulates angiotensin II-induced aldosterone secretion from the adrenal glomerulosa cell
The histological data of myelolipoma associated with primary hyperaldosteronism showed high plasma aldosterone, hypokalemia and suppressed plasma renin activity; the histological study showed a myelolipoma with hyperplasia of glomerulosa cells
Submitochondrial distribution of three key steroidogenic proteins (steroidogenic acute regulatory protein and cytochrome P450scc and 3[beta]-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase isomerase enzymes) upon stimulation by intracellular calcium in adrenal glomerulosa cells
Effects of angiotensin II on sodium potassium pumps, endogenous ouabain and aldosterone in bovine zona glomerulosa cells
Separate induction of the two isozymes of cytochrome P-450(11) beta in rat adrenal zona glomerulosa cells