suprarenal gland

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suprarenal gland:

see adrenal glandadrenal gland
or suprarenal gland
, endocrine gland (see endocrine system) about 2 in. (5.1 cm) long situated atop each kidney. The outer yellowish layer (cortex) of the adrenal gland secretes about 30 steroid hormones, the most important of which are aldosterone and
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suprarenal gland

[¦sü·prə′rēn·əl ‚gland]
(anatomy)
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