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Adenohypophysis (adenohypophysis, definition in system of anatomic terms: PNA (Anatomic nomenclature Parisian), LNH (Leningrad histologic nomenclature); Greek adenos, aden – iron + Greek hypophysis – a shoot; synonym: a hypophysis share a lobby) – a hypophysis share with a ferruterous structure. Functions as a hemaden. Allocate the following parts of an adenohypophysis: intermediate (pars intermedia), voronochny (pars infundibularis) and distal (pars distalis).

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