Translation of adrenal in Spanish:


suprarrenal, adj.

Pronunciation /əˈdrinl/ /əˈdriːn(ə)l/


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    adrenal gland glándula suprarrenal
    • Aldosterone, a steroid hormone produced in the outer layer of the adrenal cortex, promotes renal sodium retention and potassium loss.
    • There remains only a limited source of female sex hormones after the menopause, by conversion of androgens secreted by the adrenal cortex.
    • Epinephrine is produced and released from the adrenal medulla in the kidney (ie, endogenous).
    • The ultrasound was normal, but an undifferentiated mass in the region of the right adrenal gland was detected.
    • A hormone secreted by the adrenal gland that raises blood pressure by constricting arteries and increasing heart rate.
    • The nodules did not invade the adrenal capsule or adrenal medulla.
    • The activity level of the major organs increases, and hormones are secreted through the adrenal gland and nervous system.
    • The adrenal glands are situated on the superior portion of each kidney.
    • In nonpregnant women, the main sites of progesterone biosynthesis are the ovaries and the adrenal cortices.
    • Other reported sites, in order of prevalence, include the bones, brain, kidneys, and adrenal glands.
    • The kidney and adrenal gland were grossly unremarkable.
    • Cortisone is one of several steroid hormones secreted by the cortex (outer covering) of the adrenal gland.
    • Incidental renal or adrenal masses are sometimes found during imaging for problems unrelated to the kidneys and adrenal glands.
    • Due to the proximity of and propensity for renal cell carcinoma to spread to the adrenal cortex, this possibility should be excluded.
    • Certain problems with your kidneys, adrenal glands or even a complicated pregnancy can cause high blood pressure.
    • The pituitary, in turn, tells the fetal adrenal gland to secrete more cortisol.
    • Prolonged adrenal suppression results in atrophy of the adrenal cortex.
    • One, a 20 year old female, had deposits in the brain, liver, lung, bone marrow, adrenal glands, and ovaries.
    • The pituitary gland is the ‘master’ gland, controlling the adrenal cortex and the thyroid.
    • Computed tomography of her abdomen showed normal adrenal glands.