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Pituitary Hormones, Posterior MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pituitary Hormones, Posterior
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.699.631.692
D12.644.548.691.692
Unique ID
D010909
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010909
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
Hormones released from the neurohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, POSTERIOR). They include a number of peptides which are formed in the NEURONS in the HYPOTHALAMUS, bound to NEUROPHYSINS, and stored in the nerve terminals in the posterior pituitary. Upon stimulation, these peptides are released into the hypophysial portal vessel blood.
Entry Term(s)
Neurohypophyseal Hormones
Neurohypophyseal Peptides
Pituitrin
Registry Number
0
See Also
Neurophysins
Public MeSH Note
PITUITRIN was heading 1975-95 (see under PITUITARY HORMONES, POSTERIOR 1975-90)
History Note
PITUITRIN was heading 1975-95 (see under PITUITARY HORMONES, POSTERIOR 1975-90)
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Pituitary Hormones, Posterior Preferred
Pituitrin Narrower
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