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Anterior Pituitary Hormone

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The thyroid gland is different; the hormones are stored in cavities, surrounded by secretory cells, which make up a follicle. In order to secrete the hormone, the hormone is re-absorbed from the cavity and then released into the interstitial spaces.
There are two parts to the pituitary gland, the anterior pituitary and the posterior pituitary. The anterior pituitary has two types of chromophils, acidophilus and basophils. These two are separated into different classes of cells that have differing secretory products and aim for different organs. The anterior pituitary discharges five different types of hormone, somatotrophs, mammotrophs, corticotrophs, tyrotrophs, and gonadotrophs. The posterior pituitary only releases two hormones, antidiuretic
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