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Zona reticularis is the inner layer and produces sex hormones known as _____.

Zones of Adrenal Cortex:

The adrenal glands consist of two different layers, known as the outer layer (adrenal cortex) and the inner layer (adrenal medulla). The adrenal cortex is the outer layer of adrenal glands which is divided into three zones which are zona glomerulosa, zona fasciculata, and zona reticularis. These three zones of the adrenal cortex secrete three different types of steroid hormones.

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Zona reticularis is the inner layer and produces sex hormones known as adrenal androgens.

The zona reticularis is the innermost zone of the adrenal...

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Adrenal Cortex: Glucocorticoids and Androgens

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What does the term glucocorticoids infer? See its defining feature, functional roles, and hormones. Also, learn about the location of glucocorticoids receptors.


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