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  • Lipid
  • The nuclei stain strongly, and the cytoplasm is less pale than that of the next zone, the zona fasciculata, as there are fewer lipid droplets in these cells. (leeds.ac.uk)
  • adrenal glands
  • It is one of the most abundant circulating steroids in humans, in whom it is produced in the adrenal glands, the gonads, and the brain, where it functions as a metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the androgen and estrogen sex steroids. (wikipedia.org)