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Anatomy Term: adenohypophysis
XAO ID: 0005186
Synonyms: anterior pituitary, pars anterior, anterior hypophysis, anterior lobe of pituitary gland
Definition: "The glandular, anterior lobe of the pituitary gland (hypophysis). It regulates several physiological processes including stress, growth, and reproduction."
Stage Range: NF stage 40 to death
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
adenohypophyseal placode NF stage 17 to NF stage 39
Develops Into:
Parent(s): adenohypophyseal placode


Parent(s): multi-tissue structure (is_a) hypophysis (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY