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Adrenal Cortex MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Adrenal Cortex
Tree Number(s)
A06.300.071.140
Unique ID
D000302
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000302
Annotation
PITUITARY-ADRENAL SYSTEM is available
Scope Note
The outer layer of the adrenal gland. It is derived from MESODERM and comprised of three zones (outer ZONA GLOMERULOSA, middle ZONA FASCICULATA, and inner ZONA RETICULARIS) with each producing various steroids preferentially, such as ALDOSTERONE; HYDROCORTISONE; DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE; and ANDROSTENEDIONE. Adrenal cortex function is regulated by pituitary ADRENOCORTICOTROPIN.
Previous Indexing
Adrenal Glands (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
78,63-67; was see under ADRENAL GLANDS 1968-77
Online Note
search ADRENAL GLANDS 1966-74
History Note
78(75)63-67; was see under ADRENAL GLANDS 1968-77
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Adrenal Cortex Preferred
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