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Hormones

"Hormones" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Chemical substances having a specific regulatory effect on the activity of a certain organ or organs. The term was originally applied to substances secreted by various ENDOCRINE GLANDS and transported in the bloodstream to the target organs. It is sometimes extended to include those substances that are not produced by the endocrine glands but that have similar effects.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hormones" by people in this website by year, and whether "Hormones" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 37 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2002 and 2015
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