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Pituitary-Adrenal System MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pituitary-Adrenal System
Tree Number(s)
A06.300.691
Unique ID
D010913
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010913
Annotation
hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis: coord HYPOTHALAMO-HYPOPHYSEAL SYSTEM + PITUITARY-ADRENAL SYSTEM
Scope Note
The interactions between the anterior pituitary and adrenal glands, in which corticotropin (ACTH) stimulates the adrenal cortex and adrenal cortical hormones suppress the production of corticotropin by the anterior pituitary.
NLM Classification #
WK 510
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68(66); was in Cat G only 1966-74
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/30
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