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Details for anatomical structure: adenohypophysis

EndoNet ID: ENC00322

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adenohypophysis, anterior lobe of pituitary gland, Adenohypophysis; Lobus anterior hypophysis

General information

The anterior part of the pituitary gland that is derived from the embryonic pharynx

Links to other resources

Cytomer cy0000328

Larger structures

  • brain
  • pituitary_gland_of_diencephalon
  • central_nerve_system_element


  • gonadotropin_releasing_hormone_neuron
  • acidophil_somatotroph_cell_of_anterior_pituitary
  • cell_of_intermediate_pituitary
  • basophil_gonadotroph_cell_of_anterior_pituitary_FSH
  • acidophil_mammotroph_cell_of_anterior_pituitary
  • basophil_corticotroph_cell_of_anterior_pituitary
  • folliculostellate_cell
  • basophil_thyrotroph_cell_of_anterior_pituitary

Secreted hormones

  • Hormone: QRFP


  • Receptor: GPR7

  • Receptor: GPR10