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Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal Axis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal Axis
Tree Number(s)
A06.688.357.250
A08.186.211.180.497.352.435.125
A08.186.211.200.317.357.352.435.125
A08.713.357.250
Unique ID
D000094365
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000094365
Scope Note
A collection of NEURONS, tracts of NERVE FIBERS, endocrine tissue, and blood vessels in the HYPOTHALAMUS, the PITUITARY GLAND and the GONADS. It plays a central role in endocrine regulation of gonadal function including release of hormones: GNRH; LUTEINIZING HORMONE; FOLLICLE-STIMULATING HORMONE and TESTOSTERONE.
Entry Term(s)
HPG Axis
Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal Endocrine Axis
Previous Indexing
Hypothalamo-Hypophyseal System (1973-2022)
Public MeSH Note
2023
History Note
2023
Date Established
2023/01/01
Date of Entry
2022/07/08
Revision Date
2022/05/23
Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal Axis Preferred
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