zona glomerulosa

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 [zo´nah] (L.)
1. zone.
zona fascicula´ta the thick middle layer of the adrenal gland.
zona glomerulo´sa the outermost layer of the adrenal cortex.
zona ophthal´mica herpetic infection of the cornea.
zona pellu´cida
1. the transparent, noncellular, secreted layer surrounding an ovum.
Zona pellucida. From Applegate, 2000.
2. area pellucida.
zona radia´ta a zona pellucida exhibiting conspicuous radial striations.
zona reticula´ris the innermost layer of the adrenal cortex.
zona stria´ta a zona pellucida exhibiting conspicuous striations.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

zo·na glo·mer·u·lo·sa

the outer layer of the cortex of the suprarenal gland just beneath the capsule; secretes aldosterone.
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zo·na glo·mer·u·lo·sa

(zō'nă glō-mer'yū-lō'să)
The outer layer of the cortex of the suprarenal gland just beneath the capsule; secretes aldosterone.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
AT:Adipose Tissue; BV: Blood Vessel; C: Capillary; EC: Epithelial cells; UN: Unmyelinated Nerve; ZG: Zona Glomerulosa; ZF: Zona Fasiculata ZR: Zona Reticularis.
Photomicrograph of the adrenal cortex of the African giant Rat (Cricetomys gambianus) showing adipose tissue: AT; Capsule: C; Zona Glomerulosa: ZG and Zona Fasiculata: ZF.
(1947) Cytochemical evidence for the cessation of hormone production in the zona glomerulosa of the rat's adrenal cortex after prolonged treatment with deoxycorticosterone acetate.
(1973) An attempt to demonstrate cell migration from the zona glomerulosa in the prepubertal male rat adrenal cortex.
Ultrastructural examination of slices fixed immediately after sectioning revealed numerous mitochondria and smooth endoplasmatic reticulum (SER) in zona glomerulosa and zona fasciculata cells.
The irreversible Me[SO.sub.2]-[[sup.14]C]DDE binding was confined to zona fasciculata, while zona glomerulosa, zona reticularis, and the adrenal medulla were devoid of bound radioactivity (above the background levels).
Adrenocortical cells regenerate immediately after enucleation from subcapsular progenitor/stem cells as well as zona glomerulosa cells left after enucleation surgery [14,15,27].
A zona glomerulosa imediatamente abaixo a capsula conjuntiva onde as celulas sao cilindricas e se dispoem em grupamentos globosos, envolvidos por capilares.