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XB-ANAT-163

Anatomy Term: adrenal cortex
XAO ID: 0000165
Synonyms: interrenal tissue
Definition: "Situated along the perimeter of the adrenal gland, the adrenal cortex mediates the stress response through the production of mineralocorticoids and glucocorticoids, including aldosterone and cortisol respectively. It is also a secondary site of androgen synthesis. The perimeter region of the adrenal gland, the site of steroid synthesis."
Stage Range: NF stage 46 to death
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Parent(s): tissue (is_a) adrenal gland (part_of)

 


References: NCBO BioPortal , Ontology Lookup Service