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Estrogens MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Estrogens
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.696.399.472.277
Unique ID
D004967
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004967
Annotation
/defic: consider also HYPOGONADISM & other GONADAL DISORDERS; /‌antag = ESTROGEN ANTAGONISTS or specifics; note entry term ESTROGEN EFFECT: use only for the estrogenic effect of a chemical substance
Scope Note
Compounds that interact with ESTROGEN RECEPTORS in target tissues to bring about the effects similar to those of ESTRADIOL. Estrogens stimulate the female reproductive organs, and the development of secondary female SEX CHARACTERISTICS. Estrogenic chemicals include natural, synthetic, steroidal, or non-steroidal compounds.
Entry Term(s)
Estrogen
Estrogen Effect
Estrogen Effects
Estrogen Receptor Agonists
Estrogenic Agents
Estrogenic Compounds
Estrogenic Effect
Estrogenic Effects
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
WP 522
See Also
Estrogen Receptor Modulators
Receptors, Estrogen
Public MeSH Note
1963; /therapeutic use was ESTROGENS, THERAPEUTIC 1965
History Note
1963; /therapeutic use was ESTROGENS, THERAPEUTIC 1965
Entry Combination
antagonists & inhibitors:Estrogen Antagonists
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Estrogens Preferred
Estrogen Effect Related
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