MeSH Descriptor
Source: MeSH 2021 deskriptory
Main Heading
glukokortikoidy
English Heading
Glucocorticoids
See
Glucocorticoid [T000898772]
Glucocorticoid Effect [T787981]
Glucorticoid Effects [T787982]
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Preferred Concept
Scope Note
A group of CORTICOSTEROIDS that affect carbohydrate metabolism (GLUCONEOGENESIS, liver glycogen deposition, elevation of BLOOD SUGAR), inhibit ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE secretion, and possess pronounced anti-inflammatory activity. They also play a role in fat and protein metabolism, maintenance of arterial blood pressure, alteration of the connective tissue response to injury, reduction in the number of circulating lymphocytes, and functioning of the central nervous system.
Other Concepts
Annotation
note entry term GLUCOCORTICOID EFFECT: use only for the glucocorticoid effect of a chemical substance
History note
67
Public Note
67
Record number
D005938
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