ANTERIOR PITUITARY HORMONE By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 any one of a number of hormones that are secreted by a brain region known as the anterior pituitary gland. Examples include: prolactin, tropic hormones, and growth hormones. ANTERIOR PITUITARY HORMONE: "The anterior pituitary gland secretes the anterior pituitary hormone known as prolactin. " Related Psychology Terms RELEASING HORMONE PITUITARY GLAND PROLACTIN GROWTH HORMONE (GH) LUTEINIZING HORMONE (LH) SOMATOSTATIN GHRELIN ANTERIOR PITUITARY TROPIC HORMONE (TROPHIC HORMONE) NEUROPEPTIDE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANTERIOR PITUITARY HORMONE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anterior-pituitary-hormone/ (accessed December 13, 2019).