Search
Descriptor English: Estrogens
Descriptor Spanish: Estrógenos
Descriptor Portuguese: Estrogênios
Descriptor French: Oestrogènes
Entry term(s): Agents, Estrogenic
Agonists, Estrogen Receptor
Compounds, Estrogenic
Effects, Estrogen
Effects, Estrogenic
Estrogen
Estrogen Effect
Estrogen Effects
Estrogen Receptor Agonists
Estrogenic Agents
Estrogenic Compounds
Estrogenic Effect
Estrogenic Effects
Receptor Agonists, Estrogen
Tree number(s): D27.505.696.399.472.277
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004967
Scope note: Compounds that interact with ESTROGEN RECEPTORS in target tissues to bring about the effects similar to those of ESTRADIOL. Estrogens stimulate the female reproductive organs, and the development of secondary female SEX CHARACTERISTICS. Estrogenic chemicals include natural, synthetic, steroidal, or non-steroidal compounds.
Annotation: /defic: consider also HYPOGONADISM & other GONADAL DISORDERS; /antag = ESTROGEN ANTAGONISTS or specifics; note entry term ESTROGEN EFFECT: use only for the estrogenic effect of a chemical substance
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Entry Combination: antagonists & inhibitors:Estrogen Antagonists
Public MeSH Note: 1963; /therapeutic use was ESTROGENS, THERAPEUTIC 1965
History Note: 1963; /therapeutic use was ESTROGENS, THERAPEUTIC 1965
Related: Estrogen Receptor Modulators MeSH
Receptors, Estrogen MeSH
DeCS ID: 5059
Unique ID: D004967
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: 2011/06/24
Estrogens - Preferred
Concept UI M0007795
Scope note Compounds that interact with ESTROGEN RECEPTORS in target tissues to bring about the effects similar to those of ESTRADIOL. Estrogens stimulate the female reproductive organs, and the development of secondary female SEX CHARACTERISTICS. Estrogenic chemicals include natural, synthetic, steroidal, or non-steroidal compounds.
Preferred term Estrogens
Entry term(s) Agents, Estrogenic
Agonists, Estrogen Receptor
Compounds, Estrogenic
Estrogen
Estrogen Receptor Agonists
Estrogenic Agents
Estrogenic Compounds
Receptor Agonists, Estrogen
Estrogen Effect - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0556153
Preferred term Estrogen Effect
Entry term(s) Effects, Estrogen
Effects, Estrogenic
Estrogen Effects
Estrogenic Effect
Estrogenic Effects



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey