Figure 2018

Diagram illustrating the blood supply to the human adrenal gland.

The region of the capsule, the zones within the cortex, and the medulla are indicated. (Modified from Warwick R, Williams PL, eds. Gray's Anatomy. 35th ed. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 1973.)

capsule zona glomerulosa zona fasciculata capsule zona glomerulosa zona fasciculata zona reticularis medulla

capsular artery cortical arteriole medullary vein capsular artery cortical arteriole zona reticularis medulla adrenocortical sinusoid adrenomedullary collecting vein medullary arteriole medullary capillary medullary vein secretes:

mineralo-corticoids preganglionic sympathetic nerve ending secretes: -

norepinephrine

capsule zona glomerulosa zona fasciculata zona reticularis medulla

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