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adrenal

noun ad·re·nal \ ə-ˈdrē-nᵊl \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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Origin and Etymology of adrenal

derivative of 2adrenal


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adrenal

adjective

Definition of adrenal

:of, relating to, or derived from the adrenal glands or their secretions
  • adrenal steroids

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Origin and Etymology of adrenal

ad- + 2(supra)renal (describing the location of the gland)


Medical Dictionary

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adrenal

adjective ad·re·nal \ ə-ˈdrēn-ᵊl \

medical Definition of adrenal

:of, relating to, or derived from the adrenal glands or their secretion

adrenally

play \-ᵊl-ē\ adverb

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adrenal

noun

medical Definition of adrenal

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