Example sentences for: adrenal

How can you use “adrenal” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • · In the advancing process from sepsis to septic shock, adrenal insufficiency was not so frequent as supposed.

  • Normal adrenal function was defined as a plasma cortisol level (before or at 30 or 60 minutes after the injection of ACTH) above 20 μg/dl.

  • Dysplastic lesions of the liver, kidney, thyroid and adrenal are not delimited by a basement membrane [ 1 ] .

  • Chloride channels or chloride ions are known to influence cAMP-stimulated steroidogenesis by adrenal cells [ 29 ] , human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)-stimulated steroidogenesis by amphibian follicle-enclosed oocytes [ 56 ] , as well as LH-stimulated steroidogenesis in rat Leydig cells [ 29 ] , MA-10 cells [ 59 ] , and chicken GC [ 35 ] . In mammalian cells, removal of extracellular chloride stimulates basal and protein kinase A (PKA)-dependent steroid hormone production by increasing the expression of StAR and potentiating the effects of submaximal concentrations of cAMP [ 29 59 ] . The proposed mechanism of action involves chloride efflux, depolarization of the mitochondrial and plasma membranes, and alterations to protein synthesis and cholesterol transport [ 29 59 ] .

  • Adrenalectomy was verified in each individual by visual inspection to assure that no visible traces of the adrenal glands were observed.


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