anterior pituitary gonadotropin
anterior pituitary gonadotropin n.
Any of several polypeptide or protein hormones secreted by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland. Also called pituitary gonadotropic hormone.
- Anterior pituitary luteotropin
- Anterior pyramid
anterior pyramid anterior pyramid n. See pyramid of medulla oblongata. Historical Examples Next to, and parallel with the anterior fissure is the anterior pyramid (see fig. 2). Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4 Various
- Anterior pituitarylike hormone
anterior pituitarylike hormone anterior pituitarylike hormone n. See chorionic gonadotropin.
- Anterior rectus muscle of head
anterior rectus muscle of head anterior rectus muscle of head n. A muscle with origin from the transverse process and the lateral mass of the atlas, with insertion into the basilar process of the occipital bone, with nerve supply from the first and second cervical nerve, and whose action turns and inclines the head forward.