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Term:Abnormality of the endocrine system
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Accession:HP:0000818 term browser browse the term
Definition:An abnormality of the endocrine system.
Comment:The endocrine system is composed of glands that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream and includes the following glands: thyroid, parathyroids, adrenals, pancreas, gonads (testicles and ovaries), and pituitary. Many other organs, such as the kidney, liver, and heart, have secondary endocrine functions.
Synonyms:related_synonym: Endocrine system disease
 xref: MESH:D004700;   SNOMEDCT_US:362969004;   UMLS:C0014130;   UMLS:C4025823

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the endocrine system 0
        Abnormal circulating hormone concentration + 0
        Abnormal endocrine morphology + 0
        Abnormal endocrine physiology + 0
        Abnormal thymus morphology + 0
        Abnormal urine hormone level + 0
        Abnormality of endocrine pancreas physiology + 0
        Abnormality of renin-angiotensin system + 0
        Abnormality of the adrenal glands + 0
        Abnormality of the hypothalamus-pituitary axis + 0
        Abnormality of the parathyroid gland + 0
        Abnormality of the pineal gland + 0
        Abnormality of the thyroid gland + 0
        Diabetes insipidus + 0
        Diabetes mellitus + 0
        Neoplasm of the endocrine system + 0
        Puberty and gonadal disorders + 0
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