adenohypophysial


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ad·e·no·hy·po·phy·si·al

(ad'ĕ-nō-hī'pō-fiz'ē-ăl),
Relating to the adenohypophysis.
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ad·e·no·hy·po·phy·si·al

(ad'ĕ-nō-hī-pō-fiz'ē-ăl)
Relating to the adenohypophysis.
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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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ad·e·no·hy·po·phy·si·al

(ad'ĕ-nō-hī-pō-fiz'ē-ăl)
Relating to the adenohypophysis.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Some clinically silent tumors are recognized by electron microscopy as having gonadotropic differentiation, but some have characteristics of less well differentiated cells, resembling the "null" cells that were initially thought to be undifferentiated precursors of adenohypophysial cells.
Hyperplasia of adenohypophysial cells can give rise to clinical syndromes and even radiologic features that are indistinguishable from pituitary adenomas.
Adenohypophysial hyperplasia can be distinguished from adenoma histologically with a reticulin stain.