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Adrenal medulla

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Description 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)

Adrenal medulla: The inner portion of the adrenal gland. Derived from ECTODERM, adrenal medulla consists mainly of CHROMAFFIN CELLS that produces and stores a number of NEUROTRANSMITTERS, mainly adrenaline (EPINEPHRINE) and NOREPINEPHRINE. The activity of the adrenal medulla is regulated by the SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Adrenal medulla as an Organ

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Broader terms for Adrenal medulla

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Source: WordNet 2.1

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