adrenal cortex

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adrenal cortex

[ə′drēn·əl ′kȯr·teks]
(anatomy)
The cortical moietie of the suprarenal glands which secretes glucocorticoids, mineralocorticoids, androgens, estrogens, and progestagens.
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