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hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex ACTH , adrenocorticotrophic hormone , adrenocorticotrophin , adrenocorticotropic hormone , adrenocorticotropin , corticotrophin , corticotropin
glandular disorder caused by failure of function of the cortex of the adrenal gland and marked by anemia and prostration with brownish skin Addison's disease , Addison's syndrome , hypoadrenalism , hypoadrenocorticism
cortex of the adrenal gland; secretes corticosterone and sex hormones adrenal cortex
steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized; administered as drugs they reduce swelling and decrease the body's immune response adrenal cortical steroid , corticoid , corticosteroid
steroid having androgenic activity; obtained from the cortex of the adrenal gland adrenosterone
corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland; regulates salt (sodium and potassium) and water balance aldosterone
one of two branches of the internal carotid artery; divides into two branches that serve (1) the thalamus and (2) parts of the frontal and parietal cortex anterior cerebral artery
temporal artery that goes to the anterior part of the cerebral cortex of the temporal lobe anterior temporal artery , arteria temporalis anterior
olfactory cortex of the cerebrum archipallium , paleocortex
any of the arteries supplying blood to the cerebral cortex arteria cerebri , cerebral artery
temporal artery that goes to the middle part of the cerebral cortex of the temporal lobe arteria temporalis intermedia , intermediate temporal artery
temporal artery that supplies the posterior part of the cortex of the temporal lobe arteria temporalis posterior , posterior temporal artery
part of the brain (in a fold of the cerebral cortex of the temporal lobe on both sides of the brain) that receives impulses from the ear by way of the auditory nerve auditory center
(neurophysiology) rapid fluctuations of voltage between parts of the cerebral cortex that are detectable with an electroencephalograph brainwave , brain wave , cortical potential
layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum cerebral cortex , cerebral mantle , cortex , pallium
disturbances in saltwater balance and symptoms of weakness and muscular cramps and twitching and convulsions and sometimes paralysis; usually caused by a benign tumor of the cortex of the adrenal gland that leads to excess secretion of aldosterone Conn's syndrome
neural structure that serves as a processing station on the way from the retina to the occipital lobe of the cerebral cortex corpus geniculatum laterale , lateral geniculate body
neural structure that serves as the last of a series of processing centers along the auditory pathway from the cochlea to the temporal lobe of the cerebral cortex corpus geniculatum mediale , medial geniculate body
adrenal-cortex hormone (trade names Hydrocortone or Cortef) that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism Cortef , cortisol , hydrocortisone , Hydrocortone
any of various regions of the cerebral cortex cortical area , cortical region
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