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adenohypophysis

[ ad-n-oh-hahy-pof-uh-sis ]
/ 藢忙d n o蕣 ha瑟藞p蓲f 蓹 s瑟s /
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noun, plural ad路e路no路hy路poph路y路ses [ad-n-oh-hahy-pof-uh-seez]. /藢忙d n o蕣 ha瑟藞p蓲f 蓹藢siz/. Anatomy.
See under pituitary gland.
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Origin of adenohypophysis

First recorded in 1930鈥35; adeno- + hypophysis

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British Dictionary definitions for adenohypophysis

adenohypophysis
/ (藢忙d瑟n蓹蕣ha瑟藞p蓲f瑟s瑟s) /

noun
the anterior lobe of the pituitary glandCompare neurohypophysis
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