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Minera (Latin) - Ore
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Mineralocorticoid

Hormone of "outer" "layer" of adrenal cortex (glomerulosa) responsible for "mineral" (salt) and water retention.

  • Minera (Latin) - Ore
  • Cortex (Latin) - Bark of a Tree, Outer layer
  • Eidos (Greek) - Form, Resemblance or Shape, Likeness
  • Acts primarily on the kidneys.
  • MEDYMOLOGY