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Author: Paul Kwan, Ph.D.
Canine adrenal cortex
Description:Organ: Adrenal, Tissue: Cortex, Species: Dog. Comments: Adrenal cortex with capsule. The cells in the outermost zone of the cortex are arranged in arc like formations in horses, pigs and carnivores. In the dog the cat this zone is sometimes called the zona arcuata. In other animals the zone is called zona glomerulosa. The cells produce minerocorticoid.