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Descriptor English: Endocrine Cells
Descriptor Spanish: Células Endocrinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Células Endócrinas
Descriptor French: Cellules endocrines
Entry term(s): Cell, Endocrine
Cells, Endocrine
Endocrine Cell
Tree number(s): A11.382
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055098
Scope note: Secretory cells of the ductless glands. They secrete HORMONES directly into the blood circulation (internal secretion) to be carried to the target cells. The secreted chemicals can be PEPTIDES; STEROIDS; NEUROPEPTIDES; or BIOGENIC AMINES.
Annotation: general; prefer specific cell types
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2009
History Note: 2009
DeCS ID: 52991
Unique ID: D055098
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Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Endocrine Cells - Preferred
Concept UI M0513725
Scope note Secretory cells of the ductless glands. They secrete HORMONES directly into the blood circulation (internal secretion) to be carried to the target cells. The secreted chemicals can be PEPTIDES; STEROIDS; NEUROPEPTIDES; or BIOGENIC AMINES.
Preferred term Endocrine Cells
Entry term(s) Cell, Endocrine
Cells, Endocrine
Endocrine Cell



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