ⓘ Adrenal cortex

                                     

ⓘ Adrenal cortex

Situated along the perimeter of the adrenal gland, the adrenal cortex mediates the stress response through the production of mineralocorticoids and glucocorticoids, such as aldosterone and cortisol, respectively. It is also a secondary site of androgen synthesis.

                                     
  • the kidneys. Each gland has an outer cortex which produces steroid hormones and an inner medulla. The adrenal cortex itself is divided into three zones:
  • function. There are two parts of the adrenal glands, the adrenal cortex and the adrenal medulla. The adrenal cortex produces mineralocorticoids, which regulate
  • ACC is an aggressive cancer originating in the cortex steroid hormone - producing tissue of the adrenal gland. Adrenocortical carcinoma is remarkable for
  • gastrointestinal tract cancer, pancreas cancer, and renal cancer. The adrenal cortex is composed of three distinct layers of endocrine cells which produce
  • the center of the gland, being surrounded by the adrenal cortex It is the innermost part of the adrenal gland, consisting of cells that secrete epinephrine
  • adrenocortical hormones are hormones produced by the adrenal cortex the outer region of the adrenal gland. These polycyclic steroid hormones have a variety
  • described as a benign neoplasm emerging from the cells that comprise the adrenal cortex Like most adenomas, the adrenocortical adenoma is considered a benign
  • layer of a strand of hair Adrenal cortex the portion of the adrenal gland that produces cortisol and aldosterone Cell cortex the region proximal to the
  • pregnenolone and pregnenolone sulfate P5 - S Adrenal steroids are specifically produced in the adrenal cortex Adrenal steroids are distinguished from gonadal