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Descriptor English: Pituitary-Adrenal System
Descriptor Spanish: Sistema Hipófiso-Suprarrenal
Descriptor Portuguese: Sistema Hipófise-Suprarrenal
Descriptor French: Axe hypophyso-surrénalien
Entry term(s): Pituitary Adrenal System
Pituitary-Adrenal Systems
System, Pituitary-Adrenal
Systems, Pituitary-Adrenal
Tree number(s): A06.300.691
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010913
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.
Annotation: hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis: coord HYPOTHALAMO-HYPOPHYSEAL SYSTEM + PITUITARY-ADRENAL SYSTEM
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68(66); was in Cat G only 1966-74
DeCS ID: 11332
Unique ID: D010913
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Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Pituitary-Adrenal System - Preferred
Concept UI M0016924
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.
Preferred term Pituitary-Adrenal System
Entry term(s) Pituitary Adrenal System
Pituitary-Adrenal Systems
System, Pituitary-Adrenal
Systems, Pituitary-Adrenal



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