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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0014136

NCI Thesaurus Code: C12705  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Body System

NCIt Definition: Collective designation for those tissues capable of secreting hormones.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A system of glands and cells that make hormones that are released directly into the blood and travel to tissues and organs all over the body. The endocrine system controls growth, sexual development, sleep, hunger, and the way the body uses food.

CSP Definition: ductless glands that secrete substances which are released directly into the circulation and which influence metabolism and other body functions.

MSH Definition: The system of glands that release their secretions (hormones) directly into the circulatory system. In addition to the ENDOCRINE GLANDS, included are the CHROMAFFIN SYSTEM and the NEUROSECRETORY SYSTEMS.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Body System, Endocrine/Metabolic
endocrine gland/system
Endocrine structure
Endocrine system (all sites)
Endocrine system structure
Endocrine Systems
endocrine system
Endocrine/Metabolic Body System
Endocrine/Metabolic Organ System
Hormonal System
Metabolic/Endocrine Body System
Organ System, Endocrine/Metabolic
Structure of endocrine system (body structure)
Structure of endocrine system
System, Endocrine
Systema endocrinum
Systems, Endocrine

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C12705 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AN avoid: too general; prefer ENDOCRINE GLANDS; CHROMAFFIN SYSTEM; or NEUROSECRETORY SYSTEMS & their specifics MSH
AQL AB AH BS CH CY DE DG EM EN GD IM IN IR ME MI PA PH PP PS RE SE SU TR UL VI MSH
AUTHORITY Nomina Anatomica FMA
AUTHORITY Rosse MD FMA
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
CHARACTERISTIC_TYPE_ID 900000000000011006 SNOMEDCT_US
CTV3ID XM0QD SNOMEDCT_US
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Aug 2 1996 10:59:23:370AM FMA
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Jul 30 1996 2:15:03:026PM FMA
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 1025-5280 CSP
DX 19980101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
HN 98; use explode 1967-97 MSH
MDA 19990101 MSH
MMR 20050713 MSH
MN A06 MSH
MODIFIER_ID 900000000000451002 SNOMEDCT_US
MP_GROUP_URL https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/endocrinesystem.html MEDLINEPLUS
PM 98 MSH
SOS The network of ductless glands and other structures that elaborate and secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream, affecting the function of specific target organs. Other specific organs that may have occasional endocrine functions, such as the ovaries or testicles, are placed elsewhere in *+X body part* in the body system area most closely associated with that organ. AOD
SUBSET_MEMBER 734138000~TARGETCOMPONENT~278876000 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~XM0QD SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TERMUI T014417 MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US

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