adenohypophysis


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adenohypophysis

[¦ad·ən‚ō‚hī′pä·fə·səs]
(anatomy)
The glandular part of the pituitary gland, composing the anterior and intermediate lobes.
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The use of gadolinium enhancement provides a helpful tool because adenomas are delineated from the enhancing rim of normal adenohypophysis, whereas hyperplasias are uniform.
The adenohypophysis and/or the neurohypohysis can be affected.
The pituitary gland consists of two parts; the neurohypophysis is posterior and the adenohypophysis is anterior (Fig 1).
The present study clearly shows that DEN treatment at a necrogenic dose can cause acute toxicity to various cell types in the adenohypophysis and alter serum levels of several hormones.
Immunohistochemical stains for synaptophysin, chromogranin, prolactin, human growth hormone, adrenocorticotrophic hormone, thyrotropin, and human chorionic gonadotropin were negative in the tumor cells and positive only in minute fragments of benign adenohypophysis.
Human [gamma]-trace, a basic microprotein: amino acid sequence and presence in the adenohypophysis.