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.
2. A suprarenal gland or separate tissue or product thereof.
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.