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Descriptor in English: Hormones
Descriptor in Spanish: Hormonas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Hormônios
Descriptor in French: Hormones
Entry term(s): Agonists, Hormone Receptor
Hormone
Hormone Receptor Agonists
Receptor Agonists, Hormone
Tree number(s): D06.472
D27.505.696.399.472
Scope note: Chemical substances having a specific regulatory effect on the activity of a certain organ or organs. The term was originally applied to substances secreted by various ENDOCRINE GLANDS and transported in the bloodstream to the target organs. It is sometimes extended to include those substances that are not produced by the endocrine glands but that have similar effects.
Annotation: general; prefer specifics; for hormone receptors, see note at RECEPTORS, CELL SURFACE
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
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
Online Note: pre-explosion = HORMONES (PX)
See also the descriptors: Receptors, Cell Surface MeSH
Receptors, Cytoplasmic and Nuclear MeSH
DeCS UI: 6885
Descriptor UI: D006728
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2014/06/17
Hormones - Preferred
Concept UI M0010538
Scope note Chemical substances having a specific regulatory effect on the activity of a certain organ or organs. The term was originally applied to substances secreted by various ENDOCRINE GLANDS and transported in the bloodstream to the target organs. It is sometimes extended to include those substances that are not produced by the endocrine glands but that have similar effects.
Preferred term Hormones
Entry term(s) Hormone
Hormone Receptor Agonists - Narrower
Concept UI M0587628
Preferred term Hormone Receptor Agonists
Entry term(s) Agonists, Hormone Receptor
Receptor Agonists, Hormone



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