interrenal


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interrenal

[¦in·tər′rēn·əl]
(anatomy)
Located between the kidneys.
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Hontela A (1998) Interrenal dysfunction in fish from contaminated sites: In vivo and invitro assessment.
Differences in interrenal tissue, biosynthetic capacity and ACTH sensitivity in progeny of sea bream from parents selected for high or low cortisol response.
In the primary responses, cortisol is the principal corticosteroid identified in teleosts (2), being the most sensitive steroid hormone marker (1) produced in the interrenal cells by the ACTH stimulation and released in response to a variety of stressors (3, 4).
In vitro effects of ACTH on interrenal corticosteroidogenesis during early larval development in rainbow trout.
Neuropeptide stimulation of thyrotropin secretion in the larval bullfrog: evidence for a common neuro-regulator of thyroid and interrenal activity during metamorphosis.
17a, 20p-dihydroxy-4-pregnen-3-one stimulates cortisol production by rainbow trout interrenal tissue in vitro: mechanism of action.
In the adrenal glands, the interrenal cells were hypertrophied and vacuolated, typical of a chronic stress response.