suprarenal cortex

cortex of suprarenal gland

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the outer part of the adrenal gland, consisting of three zones from without inward: zona glomerulosa, zona fasciculata, and zona reticularis; this part of the adrenal cortex yields steroid hormones such as corticosterone, deoxycorticosterone, and estrone.

su·pra·re·nal cor·tex

(sū'pră-rē'năl kōr'teks)
The outer part of the suprarenal gland, consisting of three zones from without inward: zona glomerulosa, zona fasciculata, and zona reticularis; this part of the suprarenal gland yields steroid hormones such as corticosterone, deoxycorticosterone, and estrone.
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In 1930, Swingle and Pfiffner prepared an aqueous lipid extract from bovine suprarenal cortex.
1930) An aqueous extract of the suprarenal cortex which maintains the life of bilaterally adrenalectomized cats.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded jointly to Philip Showalter Hench of the Mayo Clinic; Edward Calvin Kendall, head of the Department of Biochemistry, Mayo Foundation, University of Minnesota; and Tadeus Reichstein of the University of Basel, Switzerland, for their research into the nature of suprarenal cortex hormones and the use of cortisone.