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Adenohypophysis

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Noun

1. adenohypophysis, anterior pituitary, anterior pituitary gland

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

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Adenohypophysis

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noun plural -ses (-siːz)
the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland
Compare neurohypophysis

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Adenohypophysis

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nounWord forms: plural ˌadenohyˈpophyˌses (ˈædənoʊhaɪˈpɑfəˌsiz ; adˈ'nōhīpäfˈəsēzˌ)
the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland: it secretes such hormones as ACTH and luteinizing hormone
see also neurohypophysis

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Adenohypophysis

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

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