zona fasciculata

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zona fasciculata

[‚zō·nə fə‚sik·yə′läd·ə]
(anatomy)
The middle tissue layer of the adrenal cortex where glucocorticoids, mainly cortisol and corticosterone, are synthesized and secreted.
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2]-DDE is irreversibly bound in the adrenal zona fasciculata cells.
In slices exposed to MeSO2-DDE, the nuclei in zona fasciculata cells appeared more condensed (Figure 5C).
Ultrastructural examination of slices fixed immediately after sectioning revealed numerous mitochondria and smooth endoplasmatic reticulum (SER) in zona glomerulosa and zona fasciculata cells.