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Adrenal Histology - Zona Glomerulosa and Fasciculata

Adrenal gland, monkey - (Stain - Haematoxylin Eosin)

Zona Glomerulosa

(Latin, glomus = "ball")

  • most superficial layer of the adrenal cortex.
  • beneath the capsule.
  • ovoid cells arranged in clusters or arches.

Zona Fasciculata

  • middle zone of the adrenal cortex.
  • beneath the zona glomerulosa.
  • cells arranged into "fascicles" or bundles.
  • produces glucocorticoids (cortisol) that regulates glucose metabolism.


Adrenal Histology: Cortex and Medulla | Unlabelled Overview | Cortical Zones | Zona Glomerulosa and Fasciculata | Zona Glomerulosa | Zona Fasciculata | Zona Reticularis and Medulla | Zona Reticularis | Medulla | Fetal Cortex | Developing Adult Cortex | BGD - Endocrine Histology | Histology Stains | Adrenal Development



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