beta cell of anterior lobe of hypophysis

(redirected from basophil cell of anterior lobe of hypophysis)

be·ta cell of an·te·ri·or lobe of hy·poph·y·sis

one of a population of functionally diverse cells that contain basophilic granules and secrete hormones such as ACTH, lipotropin, thyrotropin, and the gonadotropins.