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Testosterone MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Testosterone
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.054.079.429.824
D06.472.334.851.968.984
Unique ID
D013739
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013739
Annotation
TESTOSTERONE PROPIONATE is also available
Scope Note
A potent androgenic steroid and major product secreted by the LEYDIG CELLS of the TESTIS. Its production is stimulated by LUTEINIZING HORMONE from the PITUITARY GLAND. In turn, testosterone exerts feedback control of the pituitary LH and FSH secretion. Depending on the tissues, testosterone can be further converted to DIHYDROTESTOSTERONE or ESTRADIOL.
Entry Term(s)
17-beta-Hydroxy-4-Androsten-3-one
17-beta-Hydroxy-8 alpha-4-Androsten-3-one
8-Isotestosterone
AndroGel
Androderm
Andropatch
Androtop
Histerone
Sterotate
Sustanon
Testim
Testoderm
Testolin
Testopel
Testosterone Sulfate
Pharm Action
Androgens
Registry Number
3XMK78S47O
Related Numbers
58-22-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Androst-4-en-17beta-ol-3-one
NLM Classification #
WJ 875
Public MeSH Note
1963; SUSTANON was indexed under TESTOSTERONE/AA 1976-2003; /therapeutic use was TESTOSTERONE, THERAPEUTIC 1965
History Note
1963; for SUSTANON use TESTOSTERONE (NM) 1976-2003; /therapeutic use was TESTOSTERONE, THERAPEUTIC 1965
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/05/24
Testosterone Preferred
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8-Isotestosterone Related
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