Definition of Adenohypophysis

1. Noun. The anterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature.




Definition of Adenohypophysis

1. 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. ¹

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Definition of Adenohypophysis

1. [n -PHYSES]

Medical Definition of Adenohypophysis

1. It consists of the distal part, intermediate part, and infundibular part. See: hypophysis. Synonym: lobus anterior hypophyseos, anterior lobe of hypophysis, glandular lobe of hypophysis, lobus glandularis hypophyseos. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adenohypophysis

adenocellulitis
adenochondroma
adenocystoma
adenocyte
adenodiastasis
adenodynia
adenoepithelioma
adenofibroma
adenofibrosis
adenogenous
adenographic
adenography
adenohypophyses
adenohypophysial
adenohypophysis (current term)
adenohypophysitis
adenoid
adenoid cystic carcinoma
adenoid facies
adenoid squamous cell carcinoma
adenoid tissue
adenoid tumour
adenoidal
adenoidal-pharyngeal-conjunctival virus
adenoidally
adenoidectomies
adenoidectomy
adenoidism
adenoiditis

Literary usage of Adenohypophysis

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"... Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 gical removal of the adenohypophysis ing animals results in retarded growth 11 as decline in peripheral endocrine function. ..."

2. Stress, Gender, and Alcohol-Seeking Behavior edited by Walter A. Hunt, Sam Zakhari (1996)
"ACTH- and p-EP-related peptides share the same secretory granules in cells of the adenohypophysis (Weber ..."

3. Transactions of the American Therapeutic Society by American Therapeutic Society, Albert Ernest Gallant, Peter Brynberg Porter (1914)
"Composed of different parts, the adenohypophysis, eventually still found in connection with the pharyngeal hypophysis, develops from the entoderm,—also ..."

4. A Bible for a Thoughtfull Skeptic by Thom Pain Jr., Thom Pain (2005)
"... by the genital organs of the female being transmitted by the nerves to the brain and thence by chemical message from the adenohypophysis to the ovary. ..."

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