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

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relating to the adrenal cortex
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(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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