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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But you failed to include an often overlooked reason for secondary osteoporosis, Cushing's disease, which results in endogenous hypercortisolism due to excessive production of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) from either an adenohypophyseal corticotroph adenoma or corticotrophic hyperplasia.