Definition of adenohypophysis in English:

adenohypophysis

noun

Zoology Anatomy
  • The anterior part of the hypophysis (pituitary gland), which secretes hormones having a trophic effect on other glands of the endocrine system; the anterior pituitary.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Boston Medical and Surgical Journal. From adeno- + hypophysis.

Pronunciation:

adenohypophysis

/ˌad(ə)nəʊhʌɪˈpɒfɪsɪs//ˌadɪnəʊhʌɪˈpɒfɪsɪs/