- adenohypophysis hormone
- s.hormona de adenohipófisis.
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adenohypophysis — [ad΄ n ōhī päf′ə sis] n. pl. adenohypophyses [ad′ n ō hī päf′əsēz΄] the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland: it secretes such hormones as ACTH and luteinizing hormone: cf. NEUROHYPOPHYSIS adenohypophyseal adj. adenohypophysial [ad΄ n ōhī΄pō… … English World dictionary
hormone — hormonal, hormonic /hawr mon ik, moh nik/, adj. /hawr mohn/, n. 1. Biochem. any of various internally secreted compounds, as insulin or thyroxine, formed in endocrine glands, that affect the functions of specifically receptive organs or tissues… … Universalium
adenohypophysis — part of the pituitary organ of the lower brain involved in hormone control … Dictionary of ichthyology
Adrenocorticotropic hormone — proopiomelanocortin (adrenocorticotropin/ beta lipotropin/ alpha melanocyte stimulating hormone/ beta melanocyte stimulating hormone/ beta endorphin) proopiomelanocortin derivatives POMC … Wikipedia
Growth hormone — A hormone made in the pituitary gland that stimulates the release of another hormone called somatomedin by the liver, thereby causing growth. Growth hormone is synonymous with somatotropin and somatropin. More specifically (and technically),… … Medical dictionary
Luteinizing hormone — A hormone released by the pituitary gland in response to luteinizing hormone releasing hormone. Abbreviated LH, it controls the length and sequence of the female menstrual cycle, including ovulation, preparation the uterus for implantation of a… … Medical dictionary
gonadotropin-releasing hormone — gonadotropin re·leas·ing hormone ri lēs iŋ n a decapeptide hormone produced by the hypothalamus that stimulates the adenohypophysis to release gonadotropins (as luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone) abbr. GnRH called also… … Medical dictionary
thyroid-stimulating hormone — n a hormone secreted by the adenohypophysis of the pituitary gland that regulates the formation and secretion of thyroid hormone called also thyrotropic hormone, thyrotropin, TSH * * * (TSH … Medical dictionary
Corticotropin-releasing hormone — A hormone made by the hypothalamus that stimulates the release of corticotropin by the anterior pituitary gland. Corticotropin releasing hormone is abbreviated and often referred to as CRH. CRH is chemically classed as a neuropeptide hormone a… … Medical dictionary
gonadotropin-releasing hormone — ˌ ̷ ̷ (ˌ) ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : a decapeptide hormone produced by the hypothalamus that stimulates the adenohypophysis to release gonadotropins (as luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone) called also luteinizing … Useful english dictionary
luteinizing hormoneâ€“releasing hormone — 1. a decapeptide hormone elaborated by the median eminence of the hypothalamus that binds to specific receptor sites on gonadotrophs of the adenohypophysis and stimulates the release of follicle stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone. High… … Medical dictionary