adenohypophysis


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adenohypophysis

 [ad″ĕ-no-hi-pof´ĭ-sis]
the anterior or glandular portion of the pituitary gland. adj., adj adenohypophys´eal.
Adenohypophysis. From Dorland's, 2000.

ad·e·no·hy·poph·y·sis

(ad'ĕ-nō-hī-pof'i-sis), [TA]
The anterior pituitary gland; it consists of the distal, intermediate, and infundibular parts.
See also: pituitary gland.

adenohypophysis

(ăd′n-ō-hī-pŏf′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The anterior glandular lobe of the pituitary gland that secretes many hormones, including ACTH, prolactin, and somatotropin.

ad′e·no·hy·poph′y·se′al, ad′e·no·hy·poph′y·si′al (-pŏf′ĭ-sē′əl) adj.

adenohypophysis

The anterior glandular lobe of the pituitary, which secretes FSH, LH, ACTH, TSH, GH, and prolactin in response to releasing hormones produced by the hypothalamus.

ad·e·no·hy·poph·y·sis

(ad'ĕ-nō-hī-pof'i-sis) [TA]
The anterior pituitary gland. It consists of the distal part, intermediate part, and infundibular part.
See also: hypophysis
Synonym(s): lobus anterior hypophyseos [TA] , anterior lobe of hypophysis.

adenohypophysis

The front lobe of the PITUITARY GLAND. This is structurally and functionally distinguishable from the rear lobe (posterior pituitary).

adenohypophysis

that part of the PITUITARY GLAND derived embryologically from the HYPOPHYSIS.

ad·e·no·hy·poph·y·sis

(ad'ĕ-nō-hī-pof'i-sis) [TA]
The anterior pituitary gland; it consists of the distal, intermediate, and infundibular parts.
See also: pituitary gland
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A case of cebocephaly-holoprosencephaly with an aberrant adenohypophysis. Childs Nerv Syst 1987;3(4):251-4.
Rathke's cleft cysts are congenital cysts that represent remnants of Rathke's pouch, a dorsal invagination of the stomodeal neuroectoderm that ascends from the oral cavity into the sella to form the adenohypophysis. These non-neoplastic cysts are found on 11% to 22% of routine autopsies and are usually asymptomatic.
Functional and morphological changes in the adenohypophysis of dogs with induced primary hypothyroidism: loss of TSH hypersecretion, hypersomatotropism, hypoprolactinemia, and pituitary enlargement with transdifferentiation.
The posterior lobe (neurohypophysis or pars nervosa) is derived from the brain, whereas the adenohypophysis (or pars distalis) develops from the oral ectoderm (epithelium forming the roof of the mouth) of the embryo.
Hormones of the anterior pituitary (adenohypophysis) are produced within the pituitary gland itself.
Transplacental carcinogenic effects of nickel(Ill acetate in the renal cortex, renal pelvis and adenohypophysis in F344/NCr rats.
POMC is processed in adenohypophysis into ACTH, and in intermediate pituitary lobe into [beta]-endorphin ([beta]E).
The hypophysis could be dividedinto two parts, the outer adenohypophysis and the inner neurohypophysis (Table I) (Figs.
The most commonly occurring human adenohypophysis cell proliferation is prolactinoma, which generates prolactin overproduction.
For example, pituitary gland consists of neurohypophysis and adenohypophysis (Figure 2(b)).
To date, there is only one report that mentioned dynamic gadolinium-enhanced images of pituicytoma and demonstrated early homogeneous enhancement of the tumor,[sup][2] rather than the gradual enhancement commonly seen with pituitary adenomas.[sup][3] However, this report did not obtain signal intensity-time curve (SITC) pattern of the tumor and could not compare it with the SITC pattern of normal adenohypophysis.