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Located on or above the kidney.
A suprarenal part, especially an adrenal gland.
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(ˌsuːprəˈriːnəl; ˌsjuː-)
(Anatomy) anatomy situated above a kidney
[C19: from New Latin suprārēnālis. See supra-, renal]
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(ˌsu prəˈrin l)
1. situated above or on the kidney.
2. a suprarenal part, esp. the adrenal gland.
[1820–30; < New Latin suprārēnālis. See supra-, renal]
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The young men who were sent down to him knew only hospital practice; and they came with the unconcealed scorn for the General Practitioner which they had absorbed in the air at the hospital; but they had seen only the complicated cases which appeared in the wards; they knew how to treat an obscure disease of the suprarenal bodies, but were helpless when consulted for a cold in the head.
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A large heterogenous lesion was seen, with cystic and necrotic areas within it, in the left suprarenal region.
High level of androgen, either from ovaries or suprarenal glands, showed antagonistic effect on progesterone, which influenced FBD development, and receptor gene polymorphism, which might result in benign mastopathy and breast cancer (18).
Renal artery color Doppler ultraso nography displayed RAS with increased peak flow velocity in the suprarenal abdominal aorta (510 cm/s), right renal artery (350 cm/s), and left renal artery (320 cm/s).
Latent Mycobacterium avium infection causing a mycotic suprarenal aortic aneurysm in a human immunodeficiency virus-positive patient.
A left suprarenal mass, bilateral renal masses, and multiple small pancreatic masses were found on imaging and thought to represent lymphomatous involvement.
CT abdomen and pelvis showed hypoplastic uterus posterior to bladder and bilateral adrenal hyperplasia in the form of dense elongated mass, with central calcification, measuring 5.9x5.1x3.7cm and 5.0x1.7x1cm on right and left suprarenal area, respectively (Figure 6).