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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The presence of single bilobular mass in CT suggested a diagnosis of an adrenocortical adenoma.
The "4A" syndrome: adrenocortical insufficiency associated with achalasia, alacrima, autonomic and other neurological abnormalities.
Adrenocortical carcinoma: MR imaging appearance with current techniques.
Variations in adrenocortical responsiveness during severe bacterial infections.
Feminizing adrenocortical carcinomas are exceedingly rare in adults and account for 1-2% of adrenocortical carcinomas.
Prevalence of germline TP53 mutations in a prospective series of unselected patients with adrenocortical carcinoma.
The adrenocortical response to stress in incubating Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus).
Cushing's syndrome and adrenocortical insufficiency caused by topical steroids: misuse or abuse?
In the primary or hyporeninemic hyperaldosteronism, autonomous hypersecretion of aldosterone is held by neoplastic tissue, adrenocortical adenomas or adenocarcinomas, or by nodular hyperplasia of the zona glomerulosa of the adrenal cortex, also known as primary hyperaldosteronism or non neoplastic hyperaldosteronism.
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NCI-H295R cells, a human adrenocortical cell line NCI-H295R (ATCC, Rocksville, MD, USA), were cultured in DMEM/F12, containing 2.
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