"Adrenal Medulla" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The inner portion of the adrenal gland. Derived from ECTODERM, adrenal medulla consists mainly of CHROMAFFIN CELLS that produces and stores a number of NEUROTRANSMITTERS, mainly adrenaline (EPINEPHRINE) and NOREPINEPHRINE. The activity of the adrenal medulla is regulated by the SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM.
- Adrenal Medulla
- Adrenal Medullas
- Medulla, Adrenal
- Medullas, Adrenal
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