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Adrenal Medulla MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Adrenal Medulla
Tree Number(s)
A06.300.071.265
Unique ID
D000313
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000313
Annotation
dis = ADRENAL MEDULLA (IM) + ADRENAL GLAND DISEASES (IM); medulla enucleation: for physiol studies, ADRENAL MEDULLA /‌physiol, for surg ther, ADRENAL MEDULLA /‌surg
Scope Note
The inner portion of the adrenal gland. Derived from ECTODERM, adrenal medulla consists mainly of CHROMAFFIN CELLS that produces and stores a number of NEUROTRANSMITTERS, mainly adrenaline (EPINEPHRINE) and NOREPINEPHRINE. The activity of the adrenal medulla is regulated by the SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM.
NLM Classification #
WK 725
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Adrenal Medulla Preferred
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