Synonyms

1. pituitary

noun. ['pəˈtuːəˌtɛri, pɪˈtuːɪˌtɛri'] the master gland of the endocrine system; located at the base of the brain.

Synonyms

  • ductless gland
  • adenohypophysis
  • hypophyseal stalk
  • thalmencephalon
  • interbrain
  • anterior pituitary gland
  • pituitary gland
  • betweenbrain
  • endocrine gland
  • endocrine
  • posterior pituitary gland
  • anterior pituitary
  • diencephalon
  • pituitary body
  • posterior pituitary
  • hypophysis
  • neurohypophysis

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Rhymes with Anterior Pituitary Gland

  • misunderstand
  • vallegrande
  • understand
  • withstand
  • meadowland
  • lefthand
  • unplanned
  • righthand
  • marchand
  • firsthand
  • expand
  • disband
  • bourland
  • unmanned
  • strande
  • strand
  • remand
  • outmanned
  • offhand
  • laband
  • hoiland
  • fernand
  • demand
  • deland
  • command
  • stand
  • spanned
  • scanned
  • planned
  • grande

Sentences with anterior-pituitary-gland


1. Noun Phrase
Ovaries release progesterone and the anterior pituitary gland produces prolactin.

2. Noun Phrase
It is created, stored and then released by the anterior pituitary gland.

2. anterior

adjective. ['ænˈtɪriːɝ'] of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body.

Synonyms

  • frontal
  • front
  • prefrontal
  • position

Antonyms

  • posterior
  • posteriority
  • outer
  • outwardness

Etymology

  • anterior (Latin)

3. anterior

noun. ['ænˈtɪriːɝ'] a tooth situated at the front of the mouth.

Synonyms

  • bucktooth
  • front tooth

Antonyms

  • inwardness
  • exterior
  • marginality

Etymology

  • anterior (Latin)

4. anterior

adjective. ['ænˈtɪriːɝ'] earlier in time.

Synonyms

  • antecedent

Antonyms

  • southernness
  • inner

Etymology

  • anterior (Latin)

5. gland

noun. ['ˈglænd'] any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream.

Synonyms

  • exocrine gland
  • green gland
  • acinus
  • ductless gland
  • organ
  • endocrine gland
  • secreter
  • duct gland
  • sericterium
  • endocrine
  • secretory organ
  • silk gland
  • serictery
  • secretor

Antonyms

  • receptor
  • exocrine

Etymology

  • glans (Latin)
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