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Mineralocorticoids MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mineralocorticoids
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.696.399.472.673
Unique ID
D008901
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008901
Annotation
note entry term MINERALOCORTICOID EFFECT: use only for the mineralocorticoid effect of a chemical substance
Scope Note
A group of CORTICOSTEROIDS primarily associated with water and electrolyte balance. This is accomplished through the effect on ION TRANSPORT in renal tubules, resulting in retention of sodium and loss of potassium. Mineralocorticoid secretion is itself regulated by PLASMA VOLUME, serum potassium, and ANGIOTENSIN II.
Entry Term(s)
Mineralocorticoid
Mineralocorticoid Effect
Mineralocorticoid Effects
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
WK 755
Previous Indexing
Adrenal Cortex Hormones (1966)
Public MeSH Note
67
History Note
67
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Mineralocorticoids Preferred
Mineralocorticoid Effect Related
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