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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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To evaluate the proposed algorithm for accuracy and efficiency, these stepwise diagnoses were compared with the reference diagnosis and total stains used in the final algorithm were compared with the number used in our prior algorithm, which included IHC for all 6 anterior pituitary hormones plus CAM5.2 in the setting of GH or PRL staining.
(15) The prevalence of any anterior pituitary hormone deficiency is as high as 30% to hormone deficiency is as high as 30% to 80% at 24 to 36 months post injury.
Immunohistochemistry (IHC) for specific anterior pituitary hormones (GH, adrenocorticotropic hormone [ACTH], prolactin [PRL], [alpha] subunit [ASU], follicle-stimulating hormone [FSH], thyroid-stimulating hormone, and luteinizing hormone [LH]) highlights the assortment of cell types in any compressed normal anterior pituitary gland in a specimen.

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