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ad·re·nal

 (ə-drē′nəl)
adj.
1. At, near, or on the kidneys.
2. Of or relating to the adrenal glands or their secretions.
n.
An adrenal gland.

[ad- + renal.]

ad·re′nal·ly adv.

adrenal

(əˈdriːnəl)
adj
1. (Anatomy) on or near the kidneys
2. (Anatomy) of or relating to the adrenal glands or their secretions
n
(Anatomy) an adrenal gland
[C19: from ad- (near) + renal]

ad•re•nal

(əˈdrin l)
adj.
1. of or produced by the adrenal glands.
2. situated near or on the kidneys; suprarenal.
n.
[1870–75; ad- + Latin rēn(ēs) kidneys + -al1]
ad•re′nal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adrenal - either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidneyadrenal - either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney
ductless gland, endocrine gland, endocrine - any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
kidney - either of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine; "urine passes out of the kidney through ureters to the bladder"
adrenal cortex - the cortex of the adrenal gland; secretes corticosterone and sex hormones
adrenal medulla - the medulla of the adrenal gland; secretes epinephrine
Adj.1.adrenal - of or pertaining to the adrenal glands or their secretionsadrenal - of or pertaining to the adrenal glands or their secretions
2.adrenal - near the kidneysadrenal - near the kidneys      
Translations

adrenal

[əˈdriːnl]
A. ADJsuprarrenal
B. CPD adrenal gland Nglándula f suprarrenal

adrenal

adjNebennieren-; adrenal glandsNebennieren pl; adrenal hormoneNebennierenhormon nt

adrenal

[əˈdriːnl] adjsurrenale
adrenal (gland) → (ghiandola) surrenale f

ad·re·nal

a. suprarrenal, adrenal;
___ congenital hyperplasiahiperplasia ___ congenital;
___ crisiscrisis ___;
___ cortex hormonescorticosteroides ___-es;
gland diseasesenfermedades de la glándula ___;
___ glandsglándulas ___-es;
___ gland neoplasmsneoplasmas de las glándulas ___-es;
___ hypertensionhipertensión ___.

adrenal

adj suprarrenal; n (fam) glándula suprarrenal, suprarrenal f (fam)
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Diagnosis of adrenal cortical dysfunction by liquid chromatographytandem mass spectrometry.