accessory adrenal n.
An island of cortical tissue separate from the adrenal gland, usually found in the retroperitoneal tissues, kidneys, or genitals. Also called adrenal rest.
- Accessory after the fact
a subordinate or supplementary part, object, or the like, used mainly for convenience, attractiveness, safety, etc., as a spotlight on an automobile or a lens cover on a camera. an article or set of articles of dress, as gloves, earrings, or a scarf, that adds completeness, convenience, attractiveness, etc., to one’s basic outfit. Law. Also […]
- Accessory apartment
a self-contained living area within a single-family home, as for an aging parent.
- Accessory bud
accessory bud accessory bud (āk-sěs’ə-rē) See under bud.
- Accessory cell
Immunology. any of various cells of the immune system that work with T or B cells to initiate a specific immune response. Also called subsidiary cell. Botany. a plant epidermal cell associated with guard cells and different morphologically from other epidermal cells. accessory cell See subsidiary cell.
- Accessory cephalic vein
accessory cephalic vein accessory cephalic vein n. A variable vein that passes along the radial border of the forearm to join the cephalic vein near the elbow.