adrenoceptive ad·re·no·cep·tive (ə-drē’nō-sěp’tĭv)
Of or relating to chemical sites in effector cells with which the adrenergic mediator unites.
adrenochrome adrenochrome a·dre·no·chrome (ə-drē’nō-krōm’, -nə-) n. A naturally occurring chemical formed during the oxidation of epinephrine.
- Adrenocortical hormone
adrenocortical hormone adrenocortical hormone n. Any of the various hormones secreted by the adrenal cortex, especially cortisol, aldosterone, and corticosterone. Also called cortical hormone.
of, relating to, or produced by the cortex of the adrenal gland. adrenocortical ad·re·no·cor·ti·cal (ə-drē’nō-kôr’tĭ-kəl) adj. Of, relating to, or derived from the adrenal cortex.
- Adrenocortical insufficiency
adrenocortical insufficiency adrenocortical insufficiency n. Loss or diminution of adrenocortical function, as in Addison’s disease. Also called hypocorticoidism.