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adrenal hormone

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  • Adrenal fatigue — is putative health disorder in which the adrenal glands are exhausted and unable to produce adequate quantities of hormones, primarily cortisol, the stress hormone of the body. Adrenal fatigue is not a recognized medical diagnosis. [cite web |url …   Wikipedia

  • Adrenal gland — Endocrine system Adrenal gland …   Wikipedia

  • Adrenal cortex — Layers of cortex. Latin cortex glandulae suprarenalis Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Adrenal medulla — Medulla labeled at bottom right. Gray s subject #277 1280 Ar …   Wikipedia

  • Hormone replacement therapy (menopause) — Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a system of medical treatment for surgically menopausal, perimenopausal and to a lesser extent postmenopausal women. It is based on the idea that the treatment may prevent discomfort caused by diminished… …   Wikipedia

  • Hormone replacement therapy (male-to-female) — Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for transgender and transsexual people replaces the hormones naturally occurring in their bodies with those of the other sex. However, not all cases of hormone replacement therapy are used by transgendered people …   Wikipedia

  • hormone — [hôr′mōn΄] n. [< Gr hormōn, prp. of horman, to stimulate, excite < hormē, impulse < IE base * ser , to stream > Sans sará , fluid, L serum, whey] 1. a substance formed in some organ of the body, as the adrenal glands, the pituitary,… …   English World dictionary

  • hormone — hormonal, hormonic /hawr mon ik, moh nik/, adj. /hawr mohn/, n. 1. Biochem. any of various internally secreted compounds, as insulin or thyroxine, formed in endocrine glands, that affect the functions of specifically receptive organs or tissues… …   Universalium

  • Hormone — A chemical substance produced in the body that controls and regulates the activity of certain cells or organs. Many hormones are secreted by specialized glands such as the thyroid gland. Hormones are essential for every activity of daily living,… …   Medical dictionary

  • adrenal gland — Anat. one of a pair of ductless glands, located above the kidneys, consisting of a cortex, which produces steroidal hormones, and a medulla, which produces epinephrine and norepinephrine. Also called suprarenal gland. See diag. under kidney.… …   Universalium

  • adrenal cortical steroid — noun a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized; administered as drugs they reduce swelling and decrease the body s immune response adrenal cortical steroids are used to treat many different conditions • Syn: ↑corticosteroid …   Useful english dictionary

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