pars distalis


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pars distalis

[¦pärz ′dis·tə·ləs]
(anatomy)
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The cells of adenohypophysis arranged in clusters, and formed the following parts: the pars distalis and the pars intermedia (Figs.
Recent research has shown that [alpha]-MSH is produced in the human pituitary by cells of the pars distalis and by numerous extrapituitary cells including monocytes, astrocytes, gastrointestinal cells, and keratinocytes (34).
(2000) observed cell-specific localization of guanylin in the juxtaneural pars tuberalis adjacent to nerve endings and blood vessels of the hypothalamo-pituitary portal system and in gonadotrophs cells within the distal pars tuberalis and ventrolateral region of the pars distalis.

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