Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

2009 Edition
| Editors: Marc D. Binder, Nobutaka Hirokawa, Uwe Windhorst

Cortisol

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29678-2_1301
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Definition

Major steroid hormone in humans released from the adrenal cortex.

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