Definition of adenohypophysis
plural ad·e·no·hy·poph·y·sesplay \-fə-ˌsēz\
: the anterior glandular lobe of the pituitary gland
Origin of adenohypophysis
First Known Use: 1935
Medical Definition of adenohypophysis
plural ad·e·no·hy·poph·y·ses \-ə-ˌsēz\play
: the anterior part of the pituitary gland that is derived from the embryonic pharynx and is primarily glandular in nature—called also anterior lobe; compare neurohypophysis
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