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Cortex glandulae suprarenalis

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suprarenal cortex
the outer part of the adrenal gland, consisting of three zones from without inward: zona glomerulosa, zona fasciculata, and zona reticularis; this part of the adrenal cortex yields steroid hormones such as corticosterone, deoxycorticosterone, and estrone.
Synonym: cortex glandulae suprarenalis, adrenal cortex.


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