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Adrenal medulla

Descriptions of Adrenal medulla

Adrenal medulla: the medulla of the adrenal gland; secretes epinephrine
Source: WordNet 2.1

Adrenal medulla : inner part of the adrenal gland; it synthesizes, stores and releases catecholamines.
Source: CRISP

Adrenal medulla : The inner part of the adrenal gland; it synthesizes, stores and releases catecholamines.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Summary Information: Adrenal medulla

Adrenal medulla: The adrenal medulla is inner region of the paired adrenal glands, which are located on the top of each kidney. The adrenal medulla produces the catecholamines epinephrine and norepinephrine, which are classified as hormones and neurotransmitters. These chemicals prepare the body to respond to stressful situations, commonly known as the fight or flight response.

Conditions that can afflict the adrenal medulla include pheochromocytoma, adrenal tumors, adrenal cancer, and trauma.

Closely Related Organs: Adrenal medulla

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Adrenal medulla

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Sub Parts: Adrenal medulla

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Adrenal medulla

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Organ types: Adrenal glands (12)

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