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Anatomy Term: pars intermedia
XAO ID: 0005190
Synonyms: pars intermedia of adenohypophysis, pars intermedis
Definition: "The boundary between the anterior and posterior lobes of the pituitary (hypophysis). It contains three types of cells: basophils, chromophobes, and colloid-filled cysts. The cysts are the remainder of Rathke's pouch."
Stage Range: NF stage 40 to death
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Parent(s): organ part (is_a) hypophysis (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY