adreno-, adren-, -adrenal-

(Latin: a gland or the glands near the kidneys: ad-, "near" plus ren[es], "kidneys")

The name applies to the adrenal glands because of their proximity to the kidneys.

adrenal
1. Near or upon the kidney; denoting the suprarenal (adrenal) gland.
2. A suprarenal gland or separate tissue or product thereof.
adrenalectomize (verb), adrenalectomizes, adrenalectomized, adrenalectomizing
To make a surgical operation or excision of one (unilateral adrenalectomy) or both (bilateral adrenalectomy) adrenal glands.
adrenalectomy
The removal of one or more adrenal glands.

The adrenal glands are part of the endocrine system and are located just above the kidneys.

This is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that is most often performed laparoscopically. A laparoscope is a device that allows the physician to see the surgical area with a small camera. Laparoscopic procedures use smaller incisions than traditional, open procedures.

adrenaline
adrenalism
adrenalitis
Inflammation of the adrenal gland.
adrenalopathy (s) (noun), adrenalopathies (pl)
Any diseased or abnormal condition of the adrenal glands: Adrenalopathy includes the glands that are situated above each kidney, secreting hormones which control the heart rate, blood pressure, and metabolism (all the chemical processes that take place in the body).
adrenalotropic
adrenergic
adrenic
adrenin
adrenitis
adrenoceptive
adrenocorticotrophic
Acting on or stimulating the adrenal cortex.
adrenocorticotrophin
A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex.