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Pituitary Hormones MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pituitary Hormones
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.699.631
D12.644.548.691
Unique ID
D010907
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010907
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; prefer specific groups or specific hormone; /‌defic: consider also HYPOPITUITARISM and its specifics
Scope Note
Hormones secreted by the PITUITARY GLAND including those from the anterior lobe (adenohypophysis), the posterior lobe (neurohypophysis), and the ill-defined intermediate lobe. Structurally, they include small peptides, proteins, and glycoproteins. They are under the regulation of neural signals (NEUROTRANSMITTERS) or neuroendocrine signals (HYPOTHALAMIC HORMONES) from the hypothalamus as well as feedback from their targets such as ADRENAL CORTEX HORMONES; ANDROGENS; ESTROGENS.
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
WK 502
See Also
Hypopituitarism
Receptors, Pituitary Hormone
Public MeSH Note
72
History Note
72
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Pituitary Hormones Preferred
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