Medical College of Wisconsin
CTSICores SearchResearch InformaticsREDCap

Mesh term Pituitary Gland, Anterior

Browse to parent terms:
Pituitary Gland

Description

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.


Browse to child terms:
Corticotrophs
Gonadotrophs
Lactotrophs
Somatotrophs
Thyrotrophs


Search for this term in our Faculty Database



View this term at the NCBI website
jenkins-FCD Prod-486 e3098984f26de787f5ecab75090d0a28e7f4f7c0