anterior pituitary gland

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  • anterior pituitary gland — noun the anterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature • Syn: ↑anterior pituitary, ↑adenohypophysis • Hypernyms: ↑endocrine gland, ↑endocrine, ↑ductless gland • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pituitary gland — Anat. a small, somewhat cherry shaped double structure attached by a stalk to the base of the brain and constituting the master endocrine gland affecting all hormonal functions in the body, consisting of an anterior region (anterior pituitary or… …   Universalium

  • Anterior pituitary — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = lobus anterior hypophyseos GraySubject = 275 GrayPage = 1275 Caption = Median sagittal through the hypophysis of an adult monkey. Semidiagrammatic. Precursor = oral mucosa (Rathke s pouch) System = Artery …   Wikipedia

  • anterior pituitary — noun the anterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature • Syn: ↑anterior pituitary gland, ↑adenohypophysis • Hypernyms: ↑endocrine gland, ↑endocrine, ↑ductless gland • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pituitary gland — noun the master gland of the endocrine system; located at the base of the brain (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑pituitary, ↑pituitary body, ↑hypophysis • Derivationally related forms: ↑hypophysial (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pituitary gland — or pituitary body n. a small, oval endocrine gland attached by a stalk to the base of the brain and consisting of an anterior and a posterior lobe: it secretes hormones influencing body growth, metabolism, the activity of other endocrine glands,… …   English World dictionary

  • Pituitary gland — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = hypophysis, glandula pituitaria GraySubject = 275 GrayPage = 1275 Caption = Located at the base of the brain, the pituitary gland is protected by a bony structure called the sella turcica(also known as… …   Wikipedia

  • Pituitary gland — The main endocrine gland. It is a small structure in the head. It is called the master gland because it produces hormones that control other glands and many body functions including growth. The pituitary consists of the anterior and posterior… …   Medical dictionary

  • Anterior pituitary — The front portion of the pituitary, a small gland in the head called the master gland. Hormones secreted by the anterior pituitary influence growth, sexual development, skin pigmentation, thyroid function, and adrenocortical function. These… …   Medical dictionary

  • pituitary gland — pitu′itary gland n. anat. a small, somewhat cherry shaped double lobed structure attached to the base of the brain, constituting the master endocrine gland affecting all hormonal functions of the body Compare anterior pituitary posterior… …   From formal English to slang

  • anterior pituitary — ante′rior pitu′itary n. anat. the mostly glandular anterior region of the pituitary gland Also called adenohypophysis …   From formal English to slang

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