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Descriptor English: Endocrine System
Descriptor Spanish: Sistema Endocrino
Descriptor Portuguese: Sistema Endócrino
Descriptor French: Système endocrine
Entry term(s): Endocrine Systems
System, Endocrine
Systems, Endocrine
Tree number(s): A06
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004703
Scope note: The system of glands that release their secretions (hormones) directly into the circulatory system. In addition to the ENDOCRINE GLANDS, included are the CHROMAFFIN SYSTEM and the NEUROSECRETORY SYSTEMS.
Annotation: avoid: too general; prefer ENDOCRINE GLANDS; CHROMAFFIN SYSTEM; or NEUROSECRETORY SYSTEMS & their specifics
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
Previous Indexing: Endocrine Glands (1966-1997)
Public MeSH Note: 98
History Note: 98; use explode 1967-97
DeCS ID: 4785
Unique ID: D004703
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Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/07/13
Endocrine System - Preferred
Concept UI M0007400
Scope note The system of glands that release their secretions (hormones) directly into the circulatory system. In addition to the ENDOCRINE GLANDS, included are the CHROMAFFIN SYSTEM and the NEUROSECRETORY SYSTEMS.
Preferred term Endocrine System
Entry term(s) Endocrine Systems
System, Endocrine
Systems, Endocrine



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