Glossary

Cortisol

Cortisol is a steroid (glucocorticoid) hormone produced in the fasciculata zone of the cortex of the adrenal glands that regulates a wide range of processes throughout the body, including metabolism and the immune response. It also has a very important role in helping the body respond to stress.

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