suprarenal bodies
Suprarenal Su`pra*re"nal, a. (Anat.) Situated above, or anterior to, the kidneys. -- n. A suprarenal capsule. [1913 Webster]

{Suprarenal capsules} (Anat.), two small bodies of unknown function in front of, or near, the kidneys in most vertebrates. Also called {renal capsules}, and {suprarenal bodies}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Suprarenal — Su pra*re nal, a. (Anat.) Situated above, or anterior to, the kidneys. n. A suprarenal capsule. [1913 Webster] {Suprarenal capsules} (Anat.), two small bodies of unknown function in front of, or near, the kidneys in most vertebrates. Also called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Suprarenal capsules — Suprarenal Su pra*re nal, a. (Anat.) Situated above, or anterior to, the kidneys. n. A suprarenal capsule. [1913 Webster] {Suprarenal capsules} (Anat.), two small bodies of unknown function in front of, or near, the kidneys in most vertebrates.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • renal capsules — Suprarenal Su pra*re nal, a. (Anat.) Situated above, or anterior to, the kidneys. n. A suprarenal capsule. [1913 Webster] {Suprarenal capsules} (Anat.), two small bodies of unknown function in front of, or near, the kidneys in most vertebrates.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cytochrom — Struktur des Proteins Cytochrom c mit der prosthetischen Gruppe Häm c. Cytochrome (auch: Zytochrome, griech. chroma = Farbe) sind farbige Proteine (Chromoproteine) (daher der Name, der „Zellfarbstoff“ bedeutet), die Häme als prosthetische Gruppe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cytochrome — Struktur des Proteins Cytochrom c mit der prosthetischen Gruppe Häm c. Cytochrome (auch: Zytochrome, griech. chroma = Farbe) sind farbige Proteine (Chromoproteine) (daher der Name, der „Zellfarbstoff“ bedeutet), die Häme als… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Zytochrom — Struktur des Proteins Cytochrom c mit der prosthetischen Gruppe Häm c. Cytochrome (auch: Zytochrome, griech. chroma = Farbe) sind farbige Proteine (Chromoproteine) (daher der Name, der „Zellfarbstoff“ bedeutet), die Häme als prosthetische Gruppe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • organotherapy — /awr geuh noh ther euh pee, awr gan oh /, n. the branch of therapeutics that deals with the use of remedies prepared from the organs of animals, as from the thyroid gland, the pancreas, or the suprarenal bodies. [1895 1900; ORGANO + THERAPY] * *… …   Universalium

  • endocrine gland — /ˈɛndəkrən glænd/ (say enduhkruhn gland) noun any of various glands (as the thyroid gland, suprarenal bodies, pituitary body, etc.) which secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream, without a duct …   Australian English dictionary

  • organotherapy — /ɔgənoʊˈθɛrəpi/ (say awguhnoh theruhpee) noun that branch of therapeutics which deals with the use of remedies prepared from the organs of animals, as the thyroid gland, the suprarenal bodies, etc. Also, organotherapeutics /ɔgənoʊˌθɛrəˈpjutɪks/… …   Australian English dictionary

  • or|ga|no|ther|a|py — «AWR guh noh THEHR uh pee», noun. therapy using preparations from the organs of animals, such as the thyroid gland, the pancreas, and suprarenal bodies …   Useful english dictionary

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