pars anterior

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Noun1.pars anterior - the anterior part of the anterior pituitary
ductless gland, endocrine gland, endocrine - any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
adenohypophysis, anterior pituitary, anterior pituitary gland - the anterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature
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Really, I knew already the anterior part of this submarine boat, of which this is the exact division, starting from the ship's head: the dining-room, five yards long, separated from the library by a water-tight partition; the library, five yards long; the large drawing-room, ten yards long, separated from the Captain's room by a second water-tight partition; the said room, five yards in length; mine, two and a half yards; and, lastly a reservoir of air, seven and a half yards, that extended to the bows.
This is the case with the male Ibla, and in a truly extraordinary manner with the Proteolepas: for the carapace in all other cirripedes consists of the three highly-important anterior segments of the head enormously developed, and furnished with great nerves and muscles; but in the parasitic and protected Proteolepas, the whole anterior part of the head is reduced to the merest rudiment attached to the bases of the prehensile antennae.
Thus, among the age-related changes, the anterior part of CC was found to be affected a decade earlier as compared to posterior part of CC.
The posterior extremity of nasal bone was received by a notch formed by the anterior part of frontal bones; this anatomical feature resembled to that of ox (Raghavan) and dog (Miller et al.); dissimilar findings to these were reported in horse (Getty) and camel (Singh) in which the diverging posterior extremities of two nasal bones formed a notch which reciprocated with the small triangular projection formed by the nasal part of two frontal bones.
On preliminary inspection, it was observed that only the anterior part of nostrils and mouth of fetus was visible in vaginal orifice.
The cytostome was observed at the anterior part of the non-ciliary zone and led to a conspicuous cytopharynx (Fig.1B).
Moreover it occurs in higher frequency in people with special health care needs and mostly in anterior part of oral cavity.
The anterior part is almost flat, the posterior part is slightly convex; the height of the posterior end of the skull is 1.2 cm.
Thorax: Presternum whitish yellow, with 2 or 3 pairs of pale brown setulae; mesonotum entirely yellowish orange, with 1 + 4 dorsocentral setae, not arising from dark spots; proepisternum with sparse brown setulae scattered across surface; pleural part of thorax yellowish orange, with thin lateral dark brown fascia running from anterior part of postpronotum to wing base; postpronotum, notopleural area, anepisternum and meron pale orange; katepisternum with 1 strong black seta and some smaller setulae; anepisternum and anepimeron glabrous; meron bearing a few brown setulae at posterodorsal corner; scutellum and postscutellum yellowish orange; scutellum slightly elongate and pointed apically, with >20 small blackish setulae at lateral margin (Fig.
Computed tomography showed a bony dense mass in the anterior part of the left inferior turbinate.

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