anterior lobe of the pituitary gland. synthesizes and releases hormones in response to hypothalamic signaling.
anterior pituitary, pars distalis. This part of the pituitary develops in the early embryo from a region (that exists only transiently) on the roof of the pharynx called Rathke's pouch. (More? Endocrine Notes)
the anterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature
Also known as the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland, it is composed of glandular epithelium. The adenohypophysis secretes numerous hormones, several of which effect the activity of other endocrine glands. Adipose (AHD-ih-pos) A connective tissue whose cells (adipocytes) are highly specialized for lipid storage.
An alternative name for the anterior pituitary gland
The anterior portion of the pituitary gland, containing secretory cells that release 7 different hormones into the blood stream, under control of release factors secreted by hypothalamic neurons.
The anterior portion of the pituitary gland; also called anterior pituitary.