Definition of Anterior pituitary
1. Noun. The anterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature.
Generic synonyms: Ductless Gland, Endocrine, Endocrine Gland
Group relationships: Hypophysis, Pituitary, Pituitary Body, Pituitary Gland
Terms within: Pars Anterior, Pars Distilis
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Literary usage of Anterior pituitary
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Neither nifedipine nor TRH affected LH release from the anterior pituitary. LH-RH at 100 ng/ml caused a fivefold increase in LH release. ..."
2. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1922)
"This is a lipoid, isolated from the anterior pituitary lobe by TB Robertson, 1916, and considered by him as the constituent responsible for the influence of ..."
3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1915)
"... and cutaneous glands strikingly by the cortical adrenal (sweating also in man) ; (10) the appetite is increased by the pancreatic, anterior pituitary, ..."
4. Stress, Gender, and Alcohol-Seeking Behavior edited by Walter A. Hunt, Sam Zakhari (1996)
"They found that exposure to POMC to p-LPH and P-EP by the 30 minutes of intermittent footshock anterior pituitary was not increased. stress daily for 14 ..."
5. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1903)
"While the anterior pituitary body insured oxygenation of the blood through ... The organ primarily at fault in this disease is the anterior pituitary body. ..."
6. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1903)
"The thyroid gland, the anterior pituitary, and the adrenals were thus found to be functionally united—ie, to form an autonomous system, which we termed the ..."
7. The Sanitarian by Medico-Legal Society of New York (1903)
"This led us to the thyroid gland, whose physiological purpose, we found, was to sustain the functional efficiency of the anterior pituitary body up to a ..."
8. Journal of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States by Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States Meeting (1903)
"Excessive production of this secretion, by causing overstimulation of the anterior pituitary body, gave rise, when prolonged, to 'exophthalmic goiter;' ..."