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Endocrinology

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Which of the following secretes aldosterone:



A Adrenal medulla
B Zona reticularis

C Zona glomerulosa
D Zonafasciculata

Ans. C Zona glomerulosa

Separate zones of the adrenal cortex synthesize specific hormones. The outer ZONA GLOMERULOSA contains the enzymes for aldosterone biosynthesis, and the inner Zonafasciculata and Zonareticularis is the site of cortisol and androgen biosynthesis.