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Hypogonadism MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hypogonadism
Tree Number(s)
C19.391.482
Unique ID
D007006
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007006
Annotation
for male or female; do not routinely interpret hypogonadism in male as EUNUCHISM: use terminology of author
Scope Note
Condition resulting from deficient gonadal functions, such as GAMETOGENESIS and the production of GONADAL STEROID HORMONES. It is characterized by delay in GROWTH, germ cell maturation, and development of secondary sex characteristics. Hypogonadism can be due to a deficiency of GONADOTROPINS (hypogonadotropic hypogonadism) or due to primary gonadal failure (hypergonadotropic hypogonadism).
Entry Term(s)
Hypergonadotropic Hypogonadism
Hypogonadism, Isolated Hypogonadotropic
Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism
NLM Classification #
WK 900
Public MeSH Note
1966
History Note
1966
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Hypogonadism Preferred
Hypogonadism, Isolated Hypogonadotropic Narrower
Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism Narrower
Hypergonadotropic Hypogonadism Narrower
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