Pituitary Gland, Anterior D010903

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Anatomy [A] » Endocrine System [A06] » Endocrine Glands » Pituitary Gland » Pituitary Gland, Anterior

Anatomy [A] » Endocrine System [A06] » Neurosecretory Systems » Hypothalamo-Hypophyseal System » Pituitary Gland » Pituitary Gland, Anterior

Anatomy [A] » Nervous System [A08] » Neurosecretory Systems » Hypothalamo-Hypophyseal System » Pituitary Gland » Pituitary Gland, Anterior

Description

The anterior glandular lobe of the pituitary gland, also known as the adenohypophysis. It secretes the ADENOHYPOPHYSEAL HORMONES that regulate vital functions such as GROWTH; METABOLISM; and REPRODUCTION.   MeSH

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