pars intermedia


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Related to pars intermedia: pars nervosa, Pars distalis
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Noun1.pars intermedia - a thin piece of tissue that has become part of the posterior pituitary
ductless gland, endocrine gland, endocrine - any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
neurohypophysis, pars nervosa, posterior pituitary, posterior pituitary gland - the posterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature
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In lambdoid suture pars asterica (L3) closes earlier followed by pars intermedia (L2) and pars lambdica (L1).
It also found that when female erectile organs like the clitoris, vestibular bulbs and pars intermedia, which is a band that connects the vestibular bulbs, are stimulated, women experience an orgasm.
It has been suggested that presumed Silent ACTHoma precursor cells represent a distinct subtype of Pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) producing cells residing mostly in the vestigial pars intermedia of the human pituitary.

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