adrenal : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • 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
    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 Edmonton Sun Feb 20, 2009 1488 2115 adrenalin It was definitely intense out there," Utley said. "It gave us that little extra Adrenalin."

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