adrenocortical love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or derived from the adrenal cortex.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective of or pertaining to the adrenal cortex.

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  • adjective anatomy Relating to the adrenal cortex.

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  • adjective of or derived from the cortex of the adrenal glands

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[adren(al) + cortical.]

Examples

  • Breath too fast, pulse too high, adrenocortical analogs off the scale.

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  • (Glycyrrhiza uralensis); roots and lower stem are used as a buffer in herbal prescriptions, act similar to adrenocortical hormones, and are effective against stomach ulcers and Addison's Disease;

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  • They were therefore lumped under the heading of adrenocortical steroids, or, by telescoping the phrase, as corticoids.

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  • Mifepristone, therefore, remains an interesting treatment option for Cushing's syndrome caused by ectopic ACTH production or adrenocortical carcinoma that cannot be controlled by surgery alone.

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  • Potential effetcs of corticosteroids during septic shock Activation of IKB -  Inhibition of NFk -  Correction of a relative adrenocortical deficiency Reversal of adrenergic receptor desensitization deficiency Inhibition of inducible iNOS Hemodynamic improvement Decrease in the dosage of catecholamines Decreased trascription for proinflammatory cytokines, Cox-2,

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  • Histologically, the tumor was composed of two distinct components - an epithelioid component with granular cytoplasm that stained for synaptophysin, melan-A, calretinin, and vimentin compatible with adrenocortical differentiation, and a pleomorphic to spindled component that was positive for desmin and myogenin, compatible with rhabdomyosarcomatous differentiation.

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  • Potential effetcs of corticosteroids during septic shock Activation of IKB -  Inhibition of NFk -  Correction of a relative adrenocortical deficiency Reversal of adrenergic receptor desensitization deficiency Inhibition of inducible iNOS Hemodynamic improvement Decrease in the dosage of catecholamines Decreased trascription for proinflammatory cytokines, Cox-2,

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  • Adrenocortical carcinosarcoma is an extremely rare and aggressive variant of adrenocortical carcinoma characterized by the presence of both carcinomatous and sarcomatous components, with the latter often showing heterologous differentiation.

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  • In order to increase awareness and identify potential diagnostic pitfalls, we report the ninth case of non-functioning adrenocortical carcinosarcoma in a 45-year-old man who presented with worsening epigastric pain and a left large retroperitoneal mass in close proximity to the body/tail of pancreas and third portion of the duodenum with displacement of the kidney without parenchymal invasion and multiple liver nodules detected by computed tomographic scan.

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  • Apparently normal ovarian differentiation in a prepubertal girl with transcriptionally inactive steroidogenic factor 1 (NR5A1 / SF-1) and adrenocortical insufficiency.

    New England Journal of Medicine

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