adrenal glands


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(ah-DREE-nul glanz)

A pair of small glands on top of each kidney. These glands make the steroid hormones adrenaline and noradrenaline. These hormones help control heart rate, blood pressure, and other important body activities.

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Audio contributed by: Dana Delany

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