adrenal : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney
- a of or pertaining to the adrenal glands or their secretions
- a near the kidneys
- To supplement adrenal output, Kennedy took regular doses of cortisone from 1947 to 1951 and again from 1955 to 1958.
- The adrenal glands also release extra cortisol and other glucocorticoids, which help the body convert sugars into energy.
- The adrenal attack colors the skin bronze.
News & Articles
- Participants Sought for NIH Study of Adrenal Disorder
The study is limited to individuals with the form of the disorder known as classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
June 24, 2013 - Kansas City InfoZine
- News & Events
Adults who have congenital adrenal hyperplasia, a disorder of the adrenal glands, may be eligible to take part in a study at the National Institutes of Health on the effectiveness of a new pump which delivers missing adrenal hormones in a manner more closely matching their release by the adrenal glands.
June 18, 2013 - National Institutes of Health
- Charles Gibson in Forbes
Gibson jokes that Banner "will have to give his adrenal glands to science because he is revved up all the time."
- Patrick Kerney in SI.com
After games, Kerney says he lowers the settings so "I can bring my adrenal glands back down" and sleep.
- Chase Utley in ABC News
But, as the Stars are discovering, there's something to be said for must-win games in February. Nothing stokes the adrenal gland like a playoff chase. It is exciting and it raises your hairs and gets your fever up a little bit, that's nothing but a... Marty Turco http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marty_Turco&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE_3qtbjaHAOyECql2G8zv_GGjP4A Edmonton Sun http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.edmontonsun.com/Sports/Hockey/2009/02/20/8460326-sun.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEWnO0s81uxflZvg8-u8N484VhbMQ Feb 20, 2009
1488 2115 adrenalin It was definitely intense out there," Utley said. "It gave us that little extra Adrenalin."