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Endocrine Disruptors MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Endocrine Disruptors
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.696.353
D27.888.141
Unique ID
D052244
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052244
Annotation
note entry term ENDOCRINE DISRUPTOR EFFECT: use only for the endocrine disruptor effect of a chemical substance
Scope Note
Exogenous agents, synthetic and naturally occurring, which are capable of disrupting the functions of the ENDOCRINE SYSTEM including the maintenance of HOMEOSTASIS and the regulation of developmental processes. Endocrine disruptors are compounds that can mimic HORMONES, or enhance or block the binding of hormones to their receptors, or otherwise lead to activating or inhibiting the endocrine signaling pathways and hormone metabolism.
Entry Term(s)
Endocrine Disrupting Chemical
Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals
Endocrine Disruptor
Endocrine Disruptor Effect
Endocrine Disruptor Effects
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Endocrine Glands/drug effects (1993-2005)
Endocrine System/drug effects (1997-2005)
See Also
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Public MeSH Note
2006
History Note
2006
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Endocrine Disruptors Preferred
Endocrine Disruptor Effect Related
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