suprarenal

adjective
su·​pra·​re·​nal | \ ˌsü-prə-ˈrē-nᵊl How to pronounce suprarenal (audio) , -ˌprä- \

Definition of suprarenal

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: situated above or anterior to the kidneys

suprarenal

noun

Definition of suprarenal (Entry 2 of 2)

: a suprarenal part especially : adrenal gland

First Known Use of suprarenal

Adjective

1791, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1798, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for suprarenal

Adjective

New Latin suprarenalis, from Latin supra- + renes kidneys

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The first known use of suprarenal was in 1791

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“Suprarenal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/suprarenal. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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suprarenal

adjective
su·​pra·​re·​nal | \ -ˈrēn-ᵊl How to pronounce suprarenal (audio) \

Medical Definition of suprarenal

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: situated above or anterior to the kidneys specifically : adrenal

suprarenal

noun

Medical Definition of suprarenal (Entry 2 of 2)

: a suprarenal part especially : adrenal gland

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