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Descriptor English: Pituitary Gland, Anterior
Descriptor Spanish: Adenohipófisis
Descriptor adenohipófisis
Scope note: Lóbulo anterior de la hipófisis, también conocido como adenohipófisis. Segrega las HORMONAS ADENOHIPOFISARIAS, reguladoras de funciones vitales como el CRECIMIENTO, el METABOLISMO y la REPRODUCCIÓN.
Descriptor Portuguese: Adeno-Hipófise
Descriptor French: Adénohypophyse
Entry term(s): Adenohypophyses
Adenohypophysis
Anterior Lobe of Pituitary
Anterior Pituitary Gland
Anterior Pituitary Glands
Anterior, Lobus
Anteriors, Lobus
Lobus Anterior
Lobus Anteriors
Pars Distalis of Pituitary
Pituitary Anterior Lobe
Pituitary Glands, Anterior
Pituitary Pars Distalis
Tree number(s): A06.300.747.500
A06.688.357.750.500
A08.186.211.180.497.352.435.500.500
A08.186.211.200.317.357.352.435.500.500
A08.713.357.750.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010903
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: diseases: coordinate IM with PITUITARY DISEASES (IM) or specifics (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Pituitary Gland (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 78,63-67; was see under PITUITARY GLAND 1968-77
Online Note: search PITUITARY GLAND 1966-74
History Note: 78(75)63-67; was see under PITUITARY GLAND 1968-77
DeCS ID: 11336
Unique ID: D010903
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Pituitary Gland, Anterior - Preferred
Concept UI M0016911
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Pituitary Gland, Anterior
Entry term(s) Adenohypophyses
Adenohypophysis
Anterior Lobe of Pituitary
Anterior Pituitary Gland
Anterior Pituitary Glands
Anterior, Lobus
Anteriors, Lobus
Lobus Anterior
Lobus Anteriors
Pars Distalis of Pituitary
Pituitary Anterior Lobe
Pituitary Glands, Anterior
Pituitary Pars Distalis



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