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adrenal

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noun ad·re·nal \ ə-ˈdrē-nᵊl \

Definition of adrenal

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Origin and Etymology of adrenal


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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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First Known Use of adrenal

1863


Medical Dictionary

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adrenal

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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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