zona glomerulosa

noun
zona glo·​mer·​u·​lo·​sa | \ -glō-ˌmer-yə-ˈlō-sə How to pronounce zona glomerulosa (audio) \

Medical Definition of zona glomerulosa

: the outermost of the three layers of the adrenal cortex that consists of round masses of granular epithelial cells that stain deeply

called also glomerulosa

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“Zona glomerulosa.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/zona%20glomerulosa. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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