Tag: zona glomerulosa

Adrenal Cortex- Important Hormones And Deficiency Disorders

Hormones Secreted by the Adrenal Cortex are the following- Mineralocorticoids: These are the steroid hormones secreted by the outermost cellular layer (zona glomerulosa) of the adrenal cortex. The fundamental mineral corticosteroid is aldosterone. Its secretion occurs when there is a fall in plasma sodium concentration or rise in plasma potassium. They control electrolyte and water balance …