Pituitary Gland, Intermediate
"Pituitary Gland, Intermediate" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The intermediate lobe of the pituitary gland. It shows considerable size variation among the species, small in humans, and large in amphibians and lower vertebrates. This lobe produces mainly MELANOCYTE-STIMULATING HORMONES and other peptides from post-translational processing of pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC).
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- Pituitary Gland, Intermediate
- Intermediate Pituitary Gland
- Intermediate Pituitary Glands
- Pars Intermedia of Pituitary
- Intermediate Lobe of Pituitary
- Pituitary Intermediate Lobe
- Pituitary Pars Intermedia
- Pars Intermedia, Pituitary
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