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Noun: anterior pituitary gland
  1. The anterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature
    - anterior pituitary, adenohypophysis

Derived forms: anterior pituitary glands

Type of: ductless gland, endocrine, endocrine gland

Part of: hypophysis, pituitary, pituitary body, pituitary gland

Encyclopedia: Anterior pituitary gland