What is another word for adrenal?

Pronunciation: [ɐdɹˈiːnə͡l] (IPA)

Adrenal is an adjective that refers to something pertaining to the adrenal glands - the small, triangular organs located above the kidneys. Synonyms for the word "adrenal" include "suprarenal", "adrenocortical", "corticoadrenal", and "adrenergic". These words are often used interchangeably in medical contexts, such as in discussions about adrenal disorders or the function of these glands in the body. Some common conditions associated with the adrenal glands include Addison's disease, Cushing's syndrome, and adrenal fatigue. Understanding synonyms for the word "adrenal" can help individuals better comprehend medical jargon in these discussions and better communicate with healthcare professionals about their symptoms and treatment options.

What are the hypernyms for Adrenal?

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What are the hyponyms for Adrenal?

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What are the holonyms for Adrenal?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.
  • holonyms for adrenal (as nouns)

What are the meronyms for Adrenal?

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Usage examples for Adrenal

It would be confusing, however, to speak of each as two glands, because there are, as a matter of fact, two separate adrenal glands, one in the right side of the abdomen, and the other in the left.
"The Glands Regulating Personality"
Louis Berman, M.D.
The adrenal cortex is one source of the maturity-producing internal secretions.
"The Glands Regulating Personality"
Louis Berman, M.D.
The adrenal cortex contains more of the phosphorus-containing substances of the general nature of those found in the central nervous system than any other gland or non-nervous tissues in the body.
"The Glands Regulating Personality"
Louis Berman, M.D.

Famous quotes with Adrenal

  • So I set out to study the oxidation system in the potato, which, if damaged, causes the plant to turn brown. I did this in the hope of discovering, through these studies, the key to the understanding of adrenal function.
    Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
  • War will never cease until babies begin to come into the world with larger cerebrums and smaller adrenal glands.
    H. L. Mencken
  • War will never cease until babies begin to come into the world with larger cerebums and smaller adrenal glands.
    H. L. Mencken
  • Overstimulation of the adrenal glands (with consequent exhaustion of the spirit) is the price of our incorporation within the male womb of the modern corporate society.
    Sam Keen

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