What does adrenal mean?

Definitions for adrenaləˈdrin l

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word adrenal.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. adrenal gland, adrenal, suprarenal gland(adj)

    either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney

  2. adrenal(adj)

    of or pertaining to the adrenal glands or their secretions

  3. adrenal(adj)

    near the kidneys


  1. adrenal(Noun)

    An adrenal gland.

  2. adrenal(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the adrenal glands or their secretions.

  3. adrenal(Adjective)

    Near the kidneys.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adrenal(adj)


  2. Origin: [Pref. ad- + renal.]

Anagrams for adrenal »

  1. Alander, Ålander

  2. Ålander


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of adrenal in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of adrenal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Melissa McCreery:

    Stress activates your adrenal glands to release cortisol, increasing your appetite.

  2. H. L. Mencken:

    War will never cease until babies begin to come into the world with larger cerebums and smaller adrenal glands.

  3. Brunilda Nazario:

    There’s currently no good evidence to suggest [adrenal fatigue] exists as a disease entity, that’s not to say that the symptoms aren’t real; in fact, the symptoms are very common yet they’re nonspecific.

Images & Illustrations of adrenal

  1. adrenaladrenaladrenal

Translations for adrenal

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for adrenal »


Find a translation for the adrenal definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these adrenal definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"adrenal." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 20 Mar. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/adrenal>.

Are we missing a good definition for adrenal? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for adrenal:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.