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Adrenal Glands

"Adrenal Glands" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A pair of glands located at the cranial pole of each of the two KIDNEYS. Each adrenal gland is composed of two distinct endocrine tissues with separate embryonic origins, the ADRENAL CORTEX producing STEROIDS and the ADRENAL MEDULLA producing NEUROTRANSMITTERS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Adrenal Glands" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Adrenal Glands" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 217 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 12 publications in 2011
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