The carotid gland is, according to him, the foremost of the suprarenal masses in the Elasmobranchs, viz.
The suprarenal capsules are little bodies of half-moon shape which lie above the kidneys.
The spleen, the thyroid, the suprarenal glands have taken on a new significance.
The suprarenal capsules are two little bodies, one perched on the top of each kidney, in shape not unlike that of a conical hat.
There is in the interrenal body no distinction between cortical and medullary layers as in the suprarenal.
There are in Scyllium two structures which have gone under the name of the suprarenal body.
Hypodermic injections of 1/50 grain of atropine, suprarenal or pituitary extracts, may be found useful.
He says, As the pituitary body is an integral part of the brain, so are the suprarenal bodies part of the sympathetic system.
As shewn in the sequel both of these structures probably unite in the higher types to form the suprarenal bodies.
The protoplasm of both has a markedly yellow tinge, giving to the suprarenal bodies a yellowish brown colour.
suprarenal su·pra·re·nal (sōō'prə-rē'nəl)
Located on or above the kidney. n.
A suprarenal part, especially an adrenal gland.