Adrenal glands are located above the kidneys.
The adrenal glands are endocrine glands that perform quite a lot of functions in the body.
- The human body has two adrenal glands, the right of which is pyramidal and the left of which is semilunar shape.
- The left adrenal gland is bigger than the right.
- The glands are usually about 5×3 cm in size and their combined weight ranges from 7 to 10 grams. Healthy glands are yellowish.