How are the suprarenals peritonised?
What are the two parts of the suprarenal glands?
Cortex and medulla
What does the cortex arise from embryologically?
What does the medulla arise from embryologically?
What is the superior suprarenal artery a branch of?
The inf. phrenic artery
What is the middle suprarenal artery a branch of?
What is the inferior suprarenal artery a branch of?
What does the suprarenal vein on the right side drain into?
What does the suprarenal vein on the left side drain into?
Left renal vein
What are the three distinct zones of the cortex?
Identify the three cortex zones
- Zona glomerulosa is very thin and closest to capsule
- Zona fasciculata is the thickest and in the middle
- Zona reticularis is at the bottom and is thicker than glomerulosa
What does the glomerulosa secrete?
What does the fasciculata secrete?
What does the reticularis secrete?