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Descriptor English: Pituitary Gland
Descriptor Spanish: Hipófisis
Descriptor Portuguese: Hipófise
Descriptor French: Hypophyse
Entry term(s): Cerebri, Hypophysis
Cerebrus, Hypophysis
Gland, Pituitary
Glands, Pituitary
Hypophyseal Infundibulum
Hypophyseal Stalk
Hypophyseal Stalks
Hypophyses
Hypophysis
Hypophysis Cerebri
Hypophysis Cerebrus
Hypothalamus, Infundibular
Infundibular Hypothalamus
Infundibular Stalk
Infundibular Stalks
Infundibular Stem
Infundibulum
Infundibulum (Hypophysis)
Infundibulum, Hypophyseal
Infundibulums
Pituitary Glands
Pituitary Stalk
Pituitary Stalks
Stalk, Hypophyseal
Stalk, Infundibular
Stalks, Hypophyseal
Stalks, Infundibular
Tree number(s): A06.300.747
A06.688.357.750
A08.186.211.180.497.352.435.500
A08.186.211.200.317.357.352.435.500
A08.713.357.750
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010902
Scope note: A small, unpaired gland situated in the SELLA TURCICA. It is connected to the HYPOTHALAMUS by a short stalk which is called the INFUNDIBULUM.
Annotation: general or unspecified: prefer specific lobes; /rad eff: consider also PITUITARY IRRADIATION; /surg: probably HYPOPHYSECTOMY; consider also PITUITARY-ADRENAL SYSTEM & HYPOTHALAMO-HYPOPHYSEAL 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
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Consider Also: consider also terms at HYPOPHYS-
Related: Hypophysectomy MeSH
DeCS ID: 11335
Unique ID: D010902
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Pituitary Gland - Preferred
Concept UI M0016910
Scope note A small, unpaired gland situated in the SELLA TURCICA. It is connected to the HYPOTHALAMUS by a short stalk which is called the INFUNDIBULUM.
Preferred term Pituitary Gland
Entry term(s) Cerebri, Hypophysis
Cerebrus, Hypophysis
Gland, Pituitary
Glands, Pituitary
Hypophyses
Hypophysis
Hypophysis Cerebri
Hypophysis Cerebrus
Pituitary Glands
Pituitary Stalk - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0332677
Preferred term Pituitary Stalk
Entry term(s) Hypophyseal Infundibulum
Hypophyseal Stalk
Hypophyseal Stalks
Hypothalamus, Infundibular
Infundibular Hypothalamus
Infundibular Stalk
Infundibular Stalks
Infundibular Stem
Infundibulum
Infundibulum (Hypophysis)
Infundibulum, Hypophyseal
Infundibulums
Pituitary Stalks
Stalk, Hypophyseal
Stalk, Infundibular
Stalks, Hypophyseal
Stalks, Infundibular



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