paranephros


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su·pra·re·nal gland

[TA]
a flattened, roughly triangular body positioned in relation to the superior end of each kidney but attached primarily to the diaphragmatic crura; it is one of the endocrine (ductless) glands furnishing internal secretions (epinephrine and norepinephrine from the medulla and steroid hormones from the cortex).

su·pra·re·nal gland

(sū'pră-rē'năl gland) [TA]
A flattened, roughly triangular body resting on the upper end of each kidney; an endocrine gland the medulla of which producesepinephrine and norepinephrine and cortex produces cortisol and aldosterone.
Synonym(s): adrenal gland, epinephros, paranephros.

paranephros

(păr-ă-nĕf′rŏs)
A suprarenal or adrenal capsule.

paranephros

pl. paranephroi [Gr.] an adrenal gland.