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Adenohypophysis

Name: Adenohypophysis
Description: The adenohypophysis, which consists of the anterior and intermediate lobes of the pituitary gland, contains several types of endocrine cells, which secrete systemic hormones such as adenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), GH, LH/FSH, TSH and prolactin in response to hypothalamus-derived releasing hormones (PMID: 22080957).[1]
Synonym(s): anterior lobe of pituitary
Is part of: Hypophysis
Abbreviation: AHP, APit
Super-category: Regional part of brain
Id: birnlex_1581
Link to OWL / RDF: Download this content as OWL/RDF
Neuronames ID ( what's this?): 390

Parts of Adenohypophysis


References

  1. Suga H et al. (2011) Self-formation of functional adenohypophysis in three-dimensional culture. Nature 480: 57-62 PubMed
  • Externally Sourced Definition: * 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. (MSH) * The glandular or anterior lobe of the pituitary gland which secretes several hormones. (NCI)
  • Definition Source: UMLS
  • Abbreviation Source: NeuroNames_abbrevSource
  • This visualization was created by the Scalable Brain Atlas group and is based on the Rhesus Monkey - Paxinos et al. 2000

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Facts about AdenohypophysisRDF feed
AbbrevAHP, APit  +
AbbrevSourceNeuroNames_abbrevSource  +
BamsID10,310  +, 11,547  +, 3,464  +, and 6,978  +
BamsLinkhttp://brancusi.usc.edu/bkms/brain/show-braing2.php?aidi=10310  +, http://brancusi.usc.edu/bkms/brain/show-braing2.php?aidi=11547  +, http://brancusi.usc.edu/bkms/brain/show-braing2.php?aidi=3464  +, and http://brancusi.usc.edu/bkms/brain/show-braing2.php?aidi=6978  +
Created19 August 2007  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionThe adenohypophysis, which consists of the The adenohypophysis, which consists of the anterior and intermediate lobes of the pituitary gland, contains several types of endocrine cells, which secrete systemic hormones such as adenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), GH, LH/FSH, TSH and prolactin in response to hypothalamus-derived releasing hormones (PMID: 22080957). d releasing hormones (PMID: 22080957).
DefinitionSourceUMLS  +
ExternallySourcedDefinition* The anterior glandular lobe of the pitui * 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. (MSH) * The glandular or anterior lobe of the pituitary gland which secretes several hormones. (NCI) and which secretes several hormones. (NCI)
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Idbirnlex_1581  +
Is part ofHypophysis  +
LabelAdenohypophysis  +
ModifiedDate21 March 2013  +
NeuronamesLinkhttp://braininfo.rprc.washington.edu/Scripts/hiercentraldirectory.aspx?ID=390  +
SuperCategoryRegional part of brain  +
Synonymanterior lobe of pituitary  +
UmlscuiC1280369, C0032008  +