Definitions for adenohypophysisˌæd n oʊ haɪˈpɒf ə sɪs; -ˌsiz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ad•e•no•hy•poph•y•sisˌæd n oʊ haɪˈpɒf ə sɪs; -ˌsiz(n.)(pl.)-ses

  1. Category: Anatomy

    Ref: anterior pituitary.

Origin of adenohypophysis:


ad`e•no•hy•poph`y•se′al-ˈsi əl, -ˈzi-; -ˌhaɪ pəˈfɪz i əl(adj.)ad`e•no•hy`po•phys′i•al

Princeton's WordNet

  1. anterior pituitary, anterior pituitary gland, adenohypophysis(noun)

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


  1. adenohypophysis(Noun)

    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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