meaning of Adrenal cortex

Adrenal cortex meaning in Medical Dictionary

The external part of the adrenal gland found on top of every renal. The adrenal cortex creates steroid bodily hormones which control carbohydrate and fat metabolism and mineralocorticoid bodily hormones which regulate salt and liquid stability in the human body.

Adrenal cortex meaning in Veterinary Dictionary

The outermost an element of the adrenal gland

Adrenal cortex meaning in General Dictionary

the cortex of the adrenal gland; secretes corticosterone and intercourse hormones