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əˈdrin ladrenal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adrenal gland, adrenal, suprarenal glandadjective

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

  2. adrenaladjective

    of or pertaining to the adrenal glands or their secretions

  3. adrenaladjective

    near the kidneys


  1. adrenalnoun

    An adrenal gland.

  2. adrenaladjective

    Pertaining to the adrenal glands or their secretions.

  3. adrenaladjective

    Near the kidneys.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adrenaladjective


    Etymology: [Pref. ad- + renal.]

Editors Contribution

  1. adrenal

    A name for a type of gland in the body of a human being.

    The adrenal glands are located next to the kidney.

    Submitted by MaryC on September 6, 2020  

Anagrams for adrenal »

  1. Alander, Ålander

  2. Ålander

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  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

Examples of adrenal in a Sentence

  1. Melissa McCreery:

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

  2. Dennis Lo:

    If congenital adrenal hyperplasia is discovered early on in the pregnancy, the mother can take medication to suppress the production of male hormones, which would make it the first genetic disease ever to become treatable prenatally.

  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.

  4. H. L. Mencken:

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

  5. Susanne Babbel:

    Over time, when we experience this process again and again, our adrenal glands can become fatigued. Adrenal fatigue can lead to being tired in the morning, lack of restful sleep, anxiety and depression, as well as a multitude of other symptoms.

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