adenohypophyseal


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adenohypophysis

(ad?e-no-hi-pof'i-sis) [ adeno- + hypophysis]
The portion of the pituitary gland containing secretory cells that release the hormones adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), growth hormone (GH), luteinizing hormone (LH), prolactin, and thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH). The adenohypophysis makes up 80% of the pituitary gland. It is an epithelial tissue that develops from the roof of the embryonic mouth. Synonym: anterior lobe of hypophysis
Synonym: anterior lobe; anterior lobe of pituitary glandanterior pituitaryadenohypophyseal (-hi?po?fi-se'al), adjectiveadenohypophysial (-hi?po-fiz'e-al)
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Gonadotropin-releasing homrone (Gn RH) cell arise from cranial neural crest and adenohypophyseal regions of the neural plate in zebrafish, Dario rerio.
But you failed to include an often overlooked reason for secondary osteoporosis, Cushing's disease, which results in endogenous hypercortisolism due to excessive production of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) from either an adenohypophyseal corticotroph adenoma or corticotrophic hyperplasia.
To analyze pituitary PRL immunoreactivity, 3 slides with 3 adenohypophyseal sections per slide corresponding to rostral end, medial, and caudal end regions were tested (5 animals per experimental group).