Zona glomerulosa



zona glomerulosa

zona glomerulosa zona glo·mer·u·lo·sa (glō-měr’yə-lō’sə)
n.
The outer layer of the cortex of the suprarenal gland, just beneath the capsule.
Historical Examples

Most superficially is the zona glomerulosa, then the zona fascicularis, and most deeply the zona reticularis.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8 Various

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