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.
Originating from the adrenal.
A roentgenogram of one or both adrenal glands.
Enlargement of the adrenal glands.
adrenopathy (s) (noun), adrenopathies (pl)
Any diseased or ailing condition of the adrenal glands.
A loss of adrenal function, as a result of either disease or surgical excision.
A reaction to the production of hormones by the adrenal glands to bodily processes occurring due to some negative effect on the heart rate, blood pressure, the way the body uses food, or some other vital function possibly as a result of adrenalopathy or any disease of the adrenal glands.