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Pituitary Gland, Anterior MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pituitary Gland, Anterior
Tree Number(s)
A06.300.747.500
A06.688.357.750.500
A08.186.211.180.497.352.435.500.500
A08.186.211.200.317.357.352.435.500.500
A08.713.357.750.500
Unique ID
D010903
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010903
Annotation
diseases: coordinate IM with PITUITARY DISEASES (IM) or specifics (IM)
Scope Note
The anterior glandular lobe of the pituitary gland, also known as the adenohypophysis. It secretes the ADENOHYPOPHYSEAL HORMONES that regulate vital functions such as GROWTH; METABOLISM; and REPRODUCTION.
Entry Term(s)
Adenohypophysis
Anterior Lobe of Pituitary
Anterior Pituitary Gland
Lobus Anterior
Pars Distalis of Pituitary
NLM Classification #
WK 510
Previous Indexing
Pituitary Gland (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
78,63-67; was see under PITUITARY GLAND 1968-77
Online Note
search PITUITARY GLAND 1966-74
History Note
78(75)63-67; was see under PITUITARY GLAND 1968-77
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Pituitary Gland, Anterior Preferred
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