PArs distalis - Definition
It is a part of the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland (hypophysis), also referred to as the master gland of the endocrine system, that is located at the base of the brain.
This glandular portion is known as “Pars tuberalis adenohypophyseos” in Latin.
Pars distalis - Anatomy
This is the vascular as well as the largest lobe of the pituitary gland.
Pars distalis - Functions
This lobe section is regarded as the prominent secretor area of the master gland. The secretor cells of this structure are arranged in cord and separated by sinusoids.
The structure also surrounds the pituitary stalk in a significantly vascularized sheath.
Pars distalis - Pictures
The images underneath would give you a basic idea about how this lobe section appears to view.
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