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Pituitary Anatomy

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Pituitary Anatomy, Pituitary Gland, Lactotroph, Gonadotroph, Somatotroph, Corticotroph, Thyrotroph

  • Anatomy
  • Images
  1. neuroPituitaryGrayBB721.gif Lewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)
  2. neuroPituitaryGrayBB1180.gif Lewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)
  3. neuroPituitaryGrayBB1181.gif Lewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)
  • Physiology
  • Cell types of Pituitary Gland
  1. Lactotrophs
    1. Prolactin secreting cells
  2. Gonadotrophs
    1. Luteinizing hormone (LH) secreting cells
    2. Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) secreting cells
  3. Somatotroph
    1. Growth Hormone secreting cells (GH)
  4. Corticotroph
    1. Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) secreting cells
  5. Thyrotroph
    1. Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) secreting cells