Pituitary Gland, Anterior
"Pituitary Gland, Anterior" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The anterior glandular lobe of the pituitary gland, also known as the adenohypophysis. It secretes the ADENOHYPOPHYSEAL HORMONES that regulate vital functions such as GROWTH; METABOLISM; and REPRODUCTION.
|Pituitary Gland, Anterior
- Pituitary Gland, Anterior
- Anterior Pituitary Glands
- Pituitary Glands, Anterior
- Anterior Lobe of Pituitary
- Pituitary Anterior Lobe
- Pars Distalis of Pituitary
- Pituitary Pars Distalis
- Anterior Pituitary Gland
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