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Descriptor English:   Endocrine Glands 
Descriptor Spanish:   Glándulas Endocrinas 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Glândulas Endócrinas 
Synonyms English:   Endocrine Gland
Gland, Endocrine  
Tree Number:   A06.300
Definition English:   Ductless glands that secrete HORMONES directly into the BLOOD CIRCULATION. These hormones influence the METABOLISM and other functions of cells in the body. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general; prefer specifics, / surg: consider also ENDOCRINE SURGICAL PROCEDURES; endocrine deficiency: probably specific ENDOCRINE SYSTEM DISEASE: Manual 23.25.3
See Related English:   Hormones
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   4784 
Unique Identifier:   D004702 

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