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Related to zona fasciculata: cortisol, zona glomerulosa, zona reticularis

zona

(ˈzəʊnə)
n
a zone or a beltlike encircling structure of the body
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Noun1.zona - (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure
anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure - a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure"
zona pellucida - thick membrane around the mammalian ovum; can be penetrated by one sperm in the fertilization process; usually remains around the fertilized egg until it is implanted in the wall of the uterus
zonula, zonule - small beltlike zone
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
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zo·na

n. zona.
1. área o capa específica;
2. herpes zóster.
References in periodicals archive ?
Transcriptome analysis reveals differentially expressed transcripts in rat adrenal zona glomerulosa and zona fasciculata," Endocrinology, vol.
12) The morphology of individual cells may be quite heterogeneous, with varying proportions of 4 different types of cells: clear cells resembling zona fasciculata cells, cells resembling ZG cells, compact cells indistinguishable from those of the zona reticularis, and a group of cells designated as "hybrid" cells with cytologic features of both zona fasciculata and ZG cells.
There was atrophy of the zona fasciculata and the zona reticularis, and compensatory hypertrophy of the medulla of the adrenal glands in the samples taken from two of the rats in Phase I (Fig.
In our series, 3 patients had hypercortisolism, hyperaldosteronemia and hyper-androgenemia, with the histological study showing adrenal myelolipomas with hyperplasia of zona glomerulosa, zona fasciculata and zone reticularis.
Another possibility is that the cortisol-producing zona fasciculata was selectively perturbed.