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Pituitary Gland MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pituitary Gland
Tree Number(s)
A06.300.747
A06.688.357.750
A08.186.211.180.497.352.435.500
A08.186.211.200.317.357.352.435.500
A08.713.357.750
Unique ID
D010902
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010902
Annotation
general or unspecified: prefer specific lobes; /‌rad eff: consider also PITUITARY IRRADIATION; /‌surg: probably HYPOPHYSECTOMY; consider also PITUITARY-ADRENAL SYSTEM & HYPOTHALAMO-HYPOPHYSEAL SYSTEM
Scope Note
A small, unpaired gland situated in the SELLA TURCICA. It is connected to the HYPOTHALAMUS by a short stalk which is called the INFUNDIBULUM.
Entry Term(s)
Hypophyseal Infundibulum
Hypophyseal Stalk
Hypophysis
Hypophysis Cerebri
Hypothalamus, Infundibular
Infundibular Stalk
Infundibular Stem
Infundibulum
Infundibulum (Hypophysis)
Infundibulum, Hypophyseal
Pituitary Stalk
See Also
Hypophysectomy
Consider Also
consider also terms at HYPOPHYS-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Pituitary Gland Preferred
Pituitary Stalk Related
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