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  • n  secreted by the adrenal cortex; involved in regulating water and electrolyte balance in the body

  • Reason: he had just told chemists about his new, cheap, artificial production of three powerful sex hormones (testosterone, progesterone and desoxy-corticosterone), from .
  • The amygdala, a tiny, -almond-shaped knob of tissue in the brain, responds to potential risk by flooding the bloodstream with stress hormones such as corticosterone, which enable .

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