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anterior

1. Zoology of or near the head end
2. Botany (of part of a flower or leaf) situated farthest away from the main stem

anterior

[an′tir·ē·ər]
(zoology)
Situated near or toward the front or head of an animal body.
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Reference diagnoses were determined for exploratory and validation sets by examining TMA scores for the 6 standard anterior pituitary hormones in light of available clinical and serologic information.
The anterior pituitary hormones most frequently affected in survivors of TBI are ACTH, gonadotropin, prolactin, and GH.
Except for erythrocyte sedimentation rate of 88mm/h and low levels of anterior pituitary hormones, his biochemical test results were unremarkable.
Adaptation of anterior pituitary hormones to chronic noise stress in rats.

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