The thick outer layer of the adrenal gland that produces and secretes steroid hormones such as corticosterone, estrone and aldosterone. [ https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0-683-40008-8 MP : 0008288 http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/llw2 ]

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Term information

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Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
cortex glandulae suprarenalis [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adrenal_cortex ]
definition
  • The thick outer layer of the adrenal gland that produces and secretes steroid hormones such as corticosterone, estrone and aldosterone.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5c/Gray1185.png
has exact synonym
  • adrenal gland cortex
  • suprarenal cortex
  • cortex of adrenal gland
  • cortex of suprarenal gland
  • cortex (glandula suprarenalis)
has related synonym
  • suprarenal
  • cortex glandulae suprarenalis
homology notes
  • All craniates have groups of cells homologous to the mammalian adrenocortical and chromaffin tissues (medulla), but they are scattered in and near the kidneys in fishes. (...) The cortical and chromaffin tissues come together to form adrenal glands in tetrapods.[well established][VHOG]
id
  • UBERON:0001235
taxon notes
  • Kardong states that mammals are the first to have distinct cortext and medulla, but this contradicts XAO