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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