What is Adrenal Gland ?

Adrenal Gland The adrenal glands, paired structures located retroperitoneally at the upper pole of each kidney, include two distinct endocrine organs: an outer cortex that secretes steroid hormones and an inner medulla that, as part of the sympathetic nervous system, secretes catechol amines (epinephrine and norepinephrine). The cortex consists of three zones: the outer zona … Continue reading “What is Adrenal Gland ?”