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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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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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.
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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.
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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.
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adenohypophysis

The front lobe of the PITUITARY GLAND. This is structurally and functionally distinguishable from the rear lobe (posterior pituitary).
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

adenohypophysis

that part of the PITUITARY GLAND derived embryologically from the HYPOPHYSIS.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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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