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adren-

combining form

Definition of adren-

  1. 1 :  adrenal glands <adrenocortical>

  2. 2 :  adrenaline <adrenergic>



Variants of adren-

or adreno-

Origin of adren-

adrenal


Medical Dictionary

adren-

combining form

Medical Definition of adren-

  1. 1a:  adrenal glands <adrenocortical>b:  adrenal and <adrenogenital>

  2. 2:  adrenaline <adrenergic>



Variants of adren-

or adreno-

Learn More about adren-

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "adren-"


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