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Of, relating to, or derived from the adrenal cortex.


relating to the adrenal cortex


(əˌdri noʊˈkɔr tɪ kəl)

of, pertaining to, or produced by the cortex of the adrenal gland.
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Adj.1.adrenocortical - of or derived from the cortex of the adrenal glandsadrenocortical - of or derived from the cortex of the adrenal glands
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Pheochromocytoma and adrenal cortical adenoma; report of a case with both tumors and discussion of their relation.
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3) In this study, we report the case of a pregnant woman with Cushing's syndrome due to adrenal cortical adenoma.
One obstacle is a common microscopic cystic appearance that can be confused with adrenal cortical carcinoma.
Comparative studies on adrenal cortical function and cortisol metabolism in healthy adults and in patients with shock due to infection.
Inhibin is a protein expressed in a restricted subset of healthy cells, including ovarian granulosa cells, testicular Leydig cells, and adrenal cortical epithelium.
Pathology examined the surgical specimen and confirmed the diagnosis of an adrenal cortical adenoma (Figure 3).
Primary hyperaldosteronism is an autonomous secretion of aldosterone by abnormal cells, due to adrenal cortical hyperplasia or neoplasia.
Control of enzymatic synthesis of adrenaline in the adrenal medulla by adrenal cortical steroids.
There was scanty focus of entrapped cells with clear cell morphology, which could represent benign adrenal cortical cells, however metastatic clear cell carcinoma was considered in the differential diagnosis.
Murray, 37, formerly of Worcester, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at Davis Place, Danielson, following a courageous battle with Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma.
ChRCC can be confused with clear cell renal cell carcinoma or oncocytoma and several non-renal tumours with overlapping features including hepatocellular carcinoma, adrenal cortical carcinoma, lung carcinoma, and oncocytic tumours of salivary gland and thyroid.