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adre'nal gland"



Anat.
one of a pair of ductless glands, located above the kidneys, consisting of a cortex, which produces steroidal hormones, and a medulla, which produces epinephrine and norepinephrine. Also called suprarenal gland. See diag. under kidney.

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