Definition of Pars anterior

1. Noun. The anterior part of the anterior pituitary.


Medical Definition of Pars anterior

1. The portion of a structure that tlies most forward, or closest to the front surface relative to other parts; in human anatomy, the ventral portion of a structure. See: anterior part of anterior commissure of brain, anterior part of diaphragmatic surface of liver, anterior part of fornix of vagina. Synonym: pars anterior. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pars Anterior

parrs
parry's disease
parry fracture
parrying
parrying dagger
parrying daggers
pars
pars abdominalis aortae
pars abdominalis ductus thoracici
pars abdominalis oesophagi
pars abdominalis ureteris
pars alaris musculi nasalis
pars alveolaris mandibulae
pars amorpha
pars anterior commissurae anterioris cerebri
pars anterior commissurae rostralis
pars anterior faciei diaphragmatis hepatis
pars ascendens aortae
pars ascendens duodeni
pars atlantica
pars autonomica
pars basalis arteriae pulmonalis
pars basilaris ossis occipitalis
pars basilaris pontis
pars buccopharyngea musculi constrictoris pharyngei superioris
pars cardiaca gastris
pars cardiaca ventriculi

Literary usage of Pars anterior

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1. A Manual of Physiology: With Practical Exercises by George Neil Stewart (1918)
"In the pituitary body two parts essentially different in origin and function may be distinguished: (1) The large anterior lobe, or pars anterior, ..."

2. Essentials of Physiology by Francis Arthur Bainbridge, James Acworth Menzies (1916)
"The anterior lobe, or pars anterior, is glandular in structure. The posterior lobe consists of two ... The pars anterior consists of columns and groups of ..."

3. Investigations representing the departments by University of Chicago, E.F. Young, John Dewey (1903)
"... the pars anterior being separated from the rest of the sulcus. The pars anterior begins in its usual position between the genu corporis ..."

4. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1920)
"Hibernation in animals also produces striking changes in the histological appearance of the epithelial elements of the pars anterior. The author agrees with ..."

5. Investigations Representing the Departments; Zo├Âlogy, Anatomy, Physiology by University of Chicago (1903)
"... the pars anterior being separated from the rest of the sulcus. The pars anterior begins in its usual position between the genu corporis ..."

6. Kirkes' Handbook of Physiology by William Senhouse Kirkes, Charles Wilson Greene (1922)
"proper or anterior lobe, the pars anterior, the posterior lobe, pars nervosa, ... The pars anterior or glandular lobe of the pituitary and also the pars ..."

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