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Pituitary Gland, Intermediate MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pituitary Gland, Intermediate
Tree Number(s)
A06.300.747.750
A06.688.357.750.750
A08.186.211.180.497.352.435.500.750
A08.186.211.200.317.357.352.435.500.750
A08.713.357.750.750
Unique ID
D052716
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052716
Annotation
diseases: coordinate IM with PITUITARY DISEASES (IM) or specifics (IM)
Scope Note
The intermediate lobe of the pituitary gland. It shows considerable size variation among the species, small in humans, and large in amphibians and lower vertebrates. This lobe produces mainly MELANOCYTE-STIMULATING HORMONES and other peptides from post-translational processing of pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC).
Entry Term(s)
Intermediate Lobe of Pituitary
Pars Intermedia of Pituitary
Pituitary Pars Intermedia
Previous Indexing
Pituitary Gland (1965-2006)
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Pituitary Gland, Intermediate Preferred
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