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Descriptor in English: Endocrine Cells
Descriptor in Spanish: Células Endocrinas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Células Endócrinas
Descriptor in French: Cellules endocrines
Entry term(s): Cell, Endocrine
Cells, Endocrine
Endocrine Cell
Tree number(s): A11.382
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
History Note: 2009
DeCS UI: 52991
Descriptor UI: D055098
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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