adenohypophysis love



from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The anterior glandular lobe of the pituitary gland that secretes many hormones, including ACTH, prolactin, and somatotropin.

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  • noun anatomy the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland, producing and secreting several peptide hormones that regulate many physiological processes including stress, growth, and reproduction.

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  • noun the anterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature


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