adenohypophysis definition

  • noun:
    • The anterior glandular lobe associated with pituitary gland that secretes numerous bodily hormones, including ACTH, prolactin, and somatotropin.
    • the anterior lobe regarding the pituitary gland, making and secreting several peptide hormones that control many physiological processes including anxiety, growth, and reproduction.
    • the anterior lobe of this pituitary body; mainly glandular in general

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