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Hypothalamic Hormones MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hypothalamic Hormones
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.699.327
D12.644.400.400
D12.644.548.365
D12.776.631.650.405
Unique ID
D007028
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007028
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
Peptide hormones produced by NEURONS of various regions in the HYPOTHALAMUS. They are released into the pituitary portal circulation to stimulate or inhibit PITUITARY GLAND functions. VASOPRESSIN and OXYTOCIN, though produced in the hypothalamus, are not included here for they are transported down the AXONS to the POSTERIOR LOBE OF PITUITARY before being released into the portal circulation.
Entry Term(s)
Hypothalamic Pituitary-Regulating Hormones
Hypothalamic Pituitary-Regulating Peptides
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
WL 312
Previous Indexing
Hormones (1966-1978)
Hypothalamus (1966-1978)
Pituitary Hormones (1972-1978)
specific hormone (1966-1978)
See Also
Pituitary Hormones, Posterior
Public MeSH Note
79
History Note
79
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/05/16
Revision Date
2015/11/23
Hypothalamic Hormones Preferred
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