adenohypophysis

[ ad-n-oh-hahy-pof-uh-sis ]

noun,plural ad·e·no·hy·poph·y·ses [ad-n-oh-hahy-pof-uh-seez]. /ˌæd n oʊ haɪˈpɒf əˌsiz/. Anatomy.
  1. See under pituitary gland.

Origin of adenohypophysis

1
First recorded in 1930–35; adeno- + hypophysis

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British Dictionary definitions for adenohypophysis

adenohypophysis

/ (ˌædɪnəʊhaɪˈpɒfɪsɪs) /


noun
  1. the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland: Compare neurohypophysis

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