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suprarenal

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adjective su·pra·re·nal \-ˈrē-nəl\

Definition of suprarenal

  1. :  situated above or anterior to the kidneys

Origin and Etymology of suprarenal

New Latin suprarenalis, from Latin supra- + renes kidneys


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suprarenal

noun su·pra·re·nal

Definition of suprarenal

  1. :  a suprarenal part; especially :  adrenal gland

First Known Use of suprarenal

1798


Medical Dictionary

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suprarenal

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adjective su·pra·re·nal \-ˈrēn-əl\

Medical Definition of suprarenal

  1. :  situated above or anterior to the kidneys; specifically :  adrenal


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suprarenal

noun su·pra·re·nal

Medical Definition of suprarenal

  1. :  a suprarenal part; especially :  adrenal gland


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