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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It has been reported by Cano et al (199) that Cd modifies expression of two major clock genes, period (Per) 1 and Per 2, in the hypothalamic-pituitary unit while melatonin administration counteracted most of the effects of Cd and augmented hypothalamic Per 2, and adenohypophysial Per 1 and Per 2 gene expression.
Cusimano et al., "Immunohistochemical expression of nestin in adenohypophysial vessels during development of pituitary infarction: laboratory investigation," Journal of Neurosurgery, vol.
(2) The major exception to this rule is the reticulin stain, which is essential to distinguish normal adenohypophysial architecture, hyperplasia, and adenoma.