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Term: rostral pars anterior adrenocorticotropic hormone secreting cell
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: rostral pars anterior
Synonyms: rostral pars distalis
Definition: Rostral portion of pars anterior of the adenohypophysis where corticotropes and lactotropes localize.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005580]
Name: adrenocorticotropic hormone secreting cell
Synonyms: adrenocorticotrophic hormone secreting cell, corticotrope, corticotroph, corticotrophin hormone secreting cell, corticotropin hormone secreting cell
Definition: A basophil cell of the anterior pituitary that produces adrenocorticotropic hormone, or corticotropin.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009216]