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adrenal gland


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An endocrine gland situated just above each kidney, secreting adrenalin (epinephrine), noradrenalin (norepinephrine), and other hormones into the bloodstream. See also adrenal cortex, adrenal medulla.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Science and Mathematics.


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