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Hydroxycorticosteroids MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hydroxycorticosteroids
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.040.585
Unique ID
D006889
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006889
Scope Note
A group of corticosteroids carrying hydroxy groups, usually in the 11- or 17-positions. They comprise the bulk of the corticosteroids used systemically. As they are relatively insoluble in water, salts of various esterified forms are often used for injections or solutions.
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
WK 755
Previous Indexing
Adrenal Cortex Hormones (1966-1971)
Glucocorticoids (1967-1971)
Mineralocorticoids (1967-1971)
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73(72)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Hydroxycorticosteroids Preferred
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