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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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for adenohypophysis

adenohypophysis
[ 膬d鈥瞡-艒-h墨-p艔f沫-s沫s ]

n.
The anterior glandular lobe of the pituitary gland, consisting of distal, intermediate, and infundibular parts, and secreting many hormones, including gonadotropin, prolactin, and somatotropin.anterior lobe of hypophysis

Other words from adenohypophysis

ad鈥瞖鈥o鈥y鈥瞤o鈥hysi鈥l (-h墨鈥瞤蓹-f沫z膿-蓹l, -h墨-p艔f鈥材-s膿蓹l) adj.
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