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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 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 previewInfertility (2012)

Diagnosis and Management by J. Aiman

Summary The adenohypophysis is a confederation of trophic cells that include gonadotrophs and lactotrophs. The gonadotrophs, secreting LH and FSH, function as an amplifier of hypothalamic GnRH. This amplification is modulated by ...

Google previewThe Human Body in Health and Illness (2014)

by Barbara Herlihy

-ren/o- kidney -al pertaining to adenohypophyseal aden/o- gland The adenohypophysis is the anterior pituitary gland that is located under the hypothalamus. The neurohypophysis (neur/o = nerve) is the posterior pituitary gland; it is a ...

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 previewFish Endocrinology (2008)

by Manju Yadav

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 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 Physiology: Fish Neuroendocrinology (2009)

Fish Neuroendocrinology by Nicholas J. Bernier, Glen Van Der Kraak, Anthony P. Farrell, Colin J. Brauner

The adenohypophysis is the main source of GH; however, extrapituitary GH also exists (e.g., in immune cells, gonads and brain). This chapter describes the neuroendocrine control of GH secretion and synthesis in the fish ...

Google previewThe Endocrine System (1969)

Volume 2: The Endocrine System

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 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 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 previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Biology (2009)

by Robert Hine, Daintith

The adenohypophysis consists of the pars distalis, pars intermedia, and pars tuberalis; the adenohypophysis secretes the other hormones listed above. Anatomically the pituitary consists of the anterior lobe (pars distalis and pars tuberalis) ...

Google previewEssential 18000 English-Myanmar Medical Words Dictionary (2015)

by Nam Nguyen

ထိုadenohypophysis ၏လျှို ဴဝ္ကံခ့ကံ hypothalamus ကထုတံလုပံေဟာံမုနံဵကထိနံဵခ့ုပံထာဵြကသ produced by the hypothalamus. ညံ။ 837 adenoids glandular tissue in the back of the throat that may swell, especially ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2013)

by Robert C. King, Pamela Mulligan, William Stansfield

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

Google previewDictionary of Biomedical Science (2002)

by Peter J. Gosling

adenohypophysis (biochemistry ) ...

Google previewEssential 18000 English-Maltese Medical Words Dictionary (2015)

by Nam Nguyen

see adenohypophysis. pitwitarja anterjuri (Pu1-too'u1-ter-e) tara adenohypophysis.

Google previewEssential 18000 English-Galician Medical Words Dictionary (2015)

by Nam Nguyen

see adenohypophysis. prostática anterior (PU1-too'u1-terse e) ver adenohypophysis. 1915 anterior root the anterior projection of the spinal cord, composed of axons of motor ...

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