adrenal definition

  • adjective:
    • At, almost, or on the kidneys.
    • Of or regarding the adrenal glands or their secretions.
    • Pertaining to the adrenal glands or their particular secretions.
    • nearby the kidneys.
    • Suprarenal.
    • of or pertaining to the adrenal glands or their secretions
    • close to the kidneys
  • noun:
    • An adrenal gland.
    • An adrenal gland.
    • In structure, a suprarenal pill; certainly one of a couple of tiny glandular or follicular but ductless figures, of as yet not known function, capping the kidneys in mammals and a lot of other vertebrates. Also called atrabiliary capsule.
    • either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the renal
  • others:
    • Situated near or perhaps in experience of the kidney: especially, noting the adrenal or suprarenal glands.

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