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Adrenal Glands MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Adrenal Glands
Tree Number(s)
A06.300.071
Unique ID
D000311
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000311
Annotation
/surg = probably ADRENALECTOMY; hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis: coord HYPOTHALAMO-HYPOPHYSEAL SYSTEM + PITUITARY-ADRENAL SYSTEM; hyperplasia = ADRENAL GLANDS /‌pathol (IM) + HYPERPLASIA (NIM); congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) = ADRENAL HYPERPLASIA, CONGENITAL
Scope Note
A pair of glands located at the cranial pole of each of the two KIDNEYS. Each adrenal gland is composed of two distinct endocrine tissues with separate embryonic origins, the ADRENAL CORTEX producing STEROIDS and the ADRENAL MEDULLA producing NEUROTRANSMITTERS.
See Also
Adrenalectomy
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Adrenal Glands Preferred
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