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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Shape, Size weight and relations of the human right suprarenal gland Journal of Anatomical society of India 1987.
TABLE I: MORPHOMETRY OF LEFT SUPRARENAL GLAND Left SRG Left SRG Left SRG Age in Length Breadth thickness CRL weeks in CMS (Cms) (Cms) 17 cms 18 1.
In the present study the left suprarenal glands are large than right suprarenal glands confirming the observations of earlier authors.
The left suprarenal gland was found to be consistenly heavier than the right throughout fetal period.
Normal parameters of right and left suprarenal glands i.
They supply diaphragm, suprarenal gland, inferior venacaval, serosa of oesophagus, and rarely capsule of liver and spleen [1].
Nothing in Mathew Baillie's 'Morbid Anatomy of the Human Body', nothing in Addison and Bright's great textbook, (by the authors who themselves had described pernicious anaemia, Addison's disease of the suprarenal glands and Bright's disease of the kidney).