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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These results were confirmed by studying the genetic expression of GSHPx and TR in suprarenal gland. Agarose gel electrophoresis of RT-PCR products showed increase in the expression of GSHPx and TR genes in adrenal glands in tramadol withdrawal groups (groups III and IV) more than tramadol group (group II).
Standardized uptake values of [sup.11]C-acetate were significantly higher in pancreas (SUV mean of 6,4 for head and 5.9 for body) than in liver (SUV mean 3,3), spleen (SUV mean 4,5), or left suprarenal gland (SUV mean 2,7) (Table 2).
Other organs (liver, spleen, and left suprarenal gland) showed significantly lower uptake of radiotracer, with spleen being second after pancreas.
* Tongue shaped suprarenal gland is observed at 12th week of gestation.
Shape, Size weight and relations of the human right suprarenal gland Journal of Anatomical society of India 1987.
(2002) observed in 20 suprarenal glands from 10 aborted fetuses, shape of the left suprarenal glands were semilunar, whereas on right side they were tetra hydral or pyramidal and a significant increase in dimension was observed.
Normal parameters of right and left suprarenal glands i.e.
They supply diaphragm, suprarenal gland, inferior venacaval, serosa of oesophagus, and rarely capsule of liver and spleen [1].
They are usually found in the skin, skeletal and cardiac muscles, lymph nodes, suprarenal glands, gastrointestinal tract, thyroid gland and spleen (without resultant splenomegaly) [Shin et al., 2004; Editor Desk 2007].
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).