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adrenal gland

One of the pair of endocrine organs located near the cranial pole of the kidneys.  Each is composed of two parts, an outer cortex and an inner medulla.  It is primarily involved in production of stress hormones such as cortisol and epinephrine.

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Related Words

epinephrine  ;  kidney