adenogenous ad·e·nog·e·nous (ād’n-ŏj’ə-nəs)
Originating in glandular tissue.
See under . a small, somewhat cherry-shaped double structure attached by a stalk to the base of the brain and constituting the master endocrine gland affecting all hormonal functions in the body, consisting of an anterior region ((anterior pituitary) or (adenohypophysis)) that develops embryonically from the roof of the mouth and that secretes growth hormone, […]
adenohypophysitis adenohypophysitis ad·e·no·hy·poph·y·si·tis (ād’n-ō-hī-pŏf’ĭ-sī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the anterior pituitary gland, often related to pregnancy.
Usually, adenoids. an enlarged mass of lymphoid tissue in the upper pharynx, often obstructing breathing through the nasal passages. of or relating to the lymph glands. of or relating to the adenoids. Historical Examples When this adenoid tissue grows abnormally large it forms what are known as “adenoids.” Adenoids: What They Are, How To Recognize […]
- Adenoid facies
adenoid facies adenoid facies n. The appearance in children with adenoid hypertrophy, associated with a pinched nose and an open mouth.