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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These include salient chemosensory signals, adenohypophyseal hormones (e.g., PRL and LH), gonadal hormones, and, potentially, neurotransmitters related to the rewarding value of the sexual interaction.
Effects of leptin on gonadotropin-releasing hormone release from hypothalamic-infundibular explants and gonadotropin release from adenohypophyseal primary cell cultures: further evidence that fully nourished cattle are resistant to leptin.
PRL is unique amongst the adenohypophyseal hormones, in that the primary control of its secretion is inhibitory rather than stimulatory.