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Anatomy Term: hypophysis
XAO ID: 0000017
Synonyms: pituitary gland, pituitary, Hyp
Definition: "An endocrine gland, located ventral to the diencephalon, that secretes hormones that regulate many other glands."
Stage Range: NF stage 40 to death
Marker Genes:
Antibody: Cartpt Ab1 Pomc Ab2 Pomc Ab3
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Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
adenohypophyseal placode NF stage 17 to NF stage 39
hypophyseal primordium NF stage 29 and 30 to NF stage 40
Develops Into:
 
Parent(s): adenohypophyseal placode, hypophyseal primordium

 

Parent(s): multi-tissue structure (is_a) endocrine system (part_of) forebrain (part_of)

 


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY