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Sympathoadrenal System  


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Entry terms

  • Axis, Sympatho-Adrenal
  • Sympatho Adrenal Axis
  • Sympatho-Adrenal Axis
  • Sympathoadrenal Axis
  • Sympatho Adrenal System
  • Sympatho-Adrenal System
  • Sympatho-Adrenal Systems
  • System, Sympatho-Adrenal

Scope note

  • A connection of the SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM and the ADRENAL MEDULLA of the ADRENAL GLANDS. Intra-adrenal connection from the medulla to the cortex connects the system to other neuroendocrine systems, which in concert participate in FLIGHT REACTION in stress situations. CATECHOLAMINES are the principle hormone in the system.

History note

  • 2021

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