Term: adenohypophysis presynapse
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Name: adenohypophysis
Synonyms: anterior hypophysis, anterior pituitary
Definition: The anterior lobe of the hypophysis (pituitary gland). This lobe contains cells that produce prolactin, growth hormone, thyroid-stimulating hormone, follicle-stimulating hormone and proopiomelanocortin. In contrast to mammalian vertebrates, the adenohypophysis remains in a subepithelial position and there exists no equivalent of Rathke's pouch in zebrafish.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001282]
Name: presynapse
Synonyms: presynaptic terminal
Definition: The part of a synapse that is part of the presynaptic cell.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0098793]   QuickGO   AmiGO