Adrenal Gland

Published: 19.01.2009
Updated: 03.12.2011
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Adrenal Glands

Part of the Endocrine System - Psychic Centres

Related to Centre of Bio-Electricity - Taijasa Kendra

In mammals, the adrenal glands (also known as suprarenal glands) are the star-shaped endocrine glands that sit on top of the kidneys; their name indicates that position (ad-, "near" or "at" + renes, "kidneys"; and as concerns supra-, meaning "above"). They are chiefly responsible for regulating the stress response through the synthesis of corticosteroids and catecholamines, including cortisol and adrenaline.

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