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Enteroendocrine Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Enteroendocrine Cells
Tree Number(s)
A06.390
A11.382.625
A11.436.294
Unique ID
D019858
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019858
Scope Note
Cells found throughout the lining of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT that contain and secrete regulatory PEPTIDE HORMONES and/or BIOGENIC AMINES.
Entry Term(s)
Endocrine Cells of Gut
Endocrine Cells, Gastrointestinal
Intestinal L Cells
Intestinal Secretin Cells
L Cells (Intestine)
S Cells (Intestine)
Secretin Cells of Gut
Previous Indexing
APUD Cells (1977-1997)
Endocrine Glands (1973-1997)
See Also
APUD Cells
Public MeSH Note
2006; see ENDOCRINE CELLS OF GUT 1998-2005
History Note
2006 (1998)
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Enteroendocrine Cells Preferred
Intestinal Secretin Cells Narrower
Intestinal L Cells Narrower
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