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Noun Concept
Categories: Adrenal gland
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adrenal cortex  Adrenocortical  Cortical portion  Fascicular layer  Glomerular layer
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Situated along the perimeter of the adrenal gland, the adrenal cortex mediates the stress response through the production of mineralocorticoids and glucocorticoids, such as aldosterone and cortisol, respectively. Wikipedia
The portion of the adrenal gland responsible for the production of cortisol and aldosterone Wikipedia Disambiguation
The outer portion of the adrenal glands that produces hormones essential to homeostasis. Wiktionary
Outer portion of the adrenal gland. Wiktionary (translation)
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