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adenohypophysis

adenohypophysis In vertebrates, part of the pituitary gland that is derived from the hypophysial sac during the development of the embryo. It has two parts; the pars distalis, which forms the anterior lobe of the pituitary; and the pars intermedia (absent in some mammals and in birds), which forms part of the posterior lobe. Compare NEUROHYPOPHYSIS.

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adenohypophysis

adenohypophysis (ad-in-oh-hy-pof-i-sis) n. see pituitary gland.

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adenohypophysis

adenohypophysis See pituitary gland.

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