adrenal


adrenal

adjective

  1. of or produced by the adrenal glands.
  2. situated near or on the kidneys; suprarenal.

noun

  1. adrenal gland.

adjective

  1. on or near the kidneys
  2. of or relating to the adrenal glands or their secretions

noun

  1. an adrenal gland
adj.

“of or near the kidneys,” 1866, Modern Latin, from ad- + renalis “of the kidneys,” from Latin renes “kidneys.” Adrenal gland is from 1875.

adj.

  1. At, near, or on the kidneys.
  2. Of or relating to the adrenal glands or their secretions.

n.

  1. An adrenal gland or tissue.

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