glomerulosa cell

[ glō-mĕr′yə-lōsə, -zə ]

n.

A cell of the zona glomerulosa of the adrenal cortex that is the source of aldosterone.

Nearby words

  1. glomerular nephritis,
  2. glomerule,
  3. glomerulitis,
  4. glomerulonephritis,
  5. glomerulopathy,
  6. glomerulosclerosis,
  7. glomerulus,
  8. glomi,
  9. glomma,
  10. glomus


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