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Milk Ejection MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Milk Ejection
Tree Number(s)
G08.686.523.460
G08.686.702.500.460
Unique ID
D008893
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008893
Annotation
human & animal
Scope Note
Expulsion of milk from the mammary alveolar lumen, which is surrounded by a layer of milk-secreting EPITHELIAL CELLS and a network of myoepithelial cells. Contraction of the myoepithelial cells is regulated by neuroendocrine signals.
Entry Term(s)
Milk Let-down
See Also
Breast Milk Expression
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under LACTATION 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under LACTATION 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Milk Ejection Preferred
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