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adrenal cortex

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Situated along the perimeter of the adrenal gland, the adrenal cortex mediates the stress response through the production of mineralocorticoids and glucocorticoids, including aldosterone and cortisol respectively. It is also a secondary site of androgen synthesis. The perimeter region of the adrenal gland, the site of steroid synthesis. [ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14061885 http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0001235 ]

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interrenal tissue

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XAO:0000165

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