Its significance is discussed at length in the consideration of the adrenal gland in human scurvy.
This substance was recovered by them from the cortex of the adrenal gland.
Artificial respiration is used, and the active principle of the adrenal gland is injected to stimulate the heart.
This would not cause severe effects on any organ at all if the adrenal gland were producing enough steroids.
adrenal gland n.
Either of two small, dissimilarly shaped endocrine glands, one located above each kidney, consisting of the cortex, which secretes several steroid hormones, and the medulla, which secretes epinephrine. Also called epinephros, paranephros, suprarenal gland.