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Adenohypophysis

Definition of the noun adenohypophysis

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noun - plural: adenohypophyses

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

Alternative definition of the noun adenohypophysis

noun

  1. [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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Google previewThe Pituitary Gland: Anterior pituitary (1966)

by Geoffrey Wingfield Harris, Bernard T. Donovan

suggest that the meso- adenohypophysis is the homologue of the pars tuberalis. Diepen's reason for doing so is that this part is in contact with the anterior, mainly non-neurosecretory fibres of the ...

Google previewFrom Cells to Organs (2003)

A Histology Textbook and Atlas by Alfons T. L. van Lommel

The adenohypophysis is a gland that grows on the underside of the brain. afferent: Latin affere (to conduct toward). Afferent (sensory) nerve fibers conduct signals toward the central nervous system. The afferent arterioles conduct blood toward ...

Google previewClinical Reproductive Medicine and Surgery (2017)

A Practical Guide by Tommaso Falcone, William W. Hurd

The neurohypophysis is a diencephalic downgrowth connected with the hypothalamus, while the adenohypophysis is an ectodermal derivative of the stomatodeum [11]. The pituitary gland can also be divided into two major lobes: anterior and ...

Google previewHormones of Fishes (2009)

by A.n. Shukla

The adenohypophysis is the site of synthesis, storage, and release into the blood of several different peptide hormones; and the greater part of pituitary histophysiology is concerned with the allocation of each of these hormones to the type of ...

Google previewFish Endocrinology (2008)

The adenohypophysis is the site of synthesis, storage, and release into the blood of several different peptide hormones; and the greater part of pituitary histophysiology is concerned with the allocation of each of these hormones to the type of ...

Google previewPhysiology (2001)

by John Bullock, Joseph Boyle, Michael B. Wang

The adenohypophysis is a derivative of buccal oral ectoderm. ls. The neural or posterior lobe, the neurohypophysis, develops as a downward evagination of the neural tube at the base of the hypothalamus (infundibulum) and, therefore, ...

Google previewGray's Anatomy (2015)

The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice by Susan Standring

The adenohypophysis is an ectodermal derivative of the stomatodeum. Both include parts of the infundibulum (whereas the older terms ' anterior lobe' and ...

Google previewGreenfield's Neuropathology, 2-Volume Set, Eighth Edition (2008)

by Seth Love, David Louis, David W Ellison

The adenohypophysis is an epithelial gland of endodermal origin. Embryologically, it derives from Rathke's pouch.49 It has three regions, the pars distalis or anterior lobe, the pars intermedia or intermediate lobe (Figure 24.55) and the pars ...

Google previewDictionary of Biological Psychology (2003)

by Philip Winn

adenohypophysis;. neurohypophysis. The pituitary gland, at the base of the brain, below the HYPOTHALAMUS, was thought of in ancient times as a channel through which unpleasant fluids could drain away from the brain. (Pituitary is derived ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

adenohypophysis. n. the anterior lobe of the * pituitary ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

See ADENOHYPOPHYSIS. anterior-posterior (development) gradient Rapid growth of the head region as contrasted ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Neuropsychology (2012)

by Diana M. Goodwin

ANTERIOR PITUITARY GLAND: (adenohypophysis); secretes ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

distalis the majorpart of the anterior lobeofthe pituitarygland, the adenohypophysis.

Google previewThe Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science (2004)

by W. Edward Craighead, Charles B. Nemeroff

Adenohypophysis (anterior lobe) Neurohypophysis (posterior lobe) Figure 1. Schematic drawing showing the relationship of the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2006)

by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela Khipple Mulligan

adenohypophysis the anterior, intermediate, and tuberal portions of the hypophysis, which originate ...

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