beta 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.
Synonym(s): basophil cell of anterior lobe of hypophysis
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