ANTERIOR PITUITARY HORMONE

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. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANTERIOR PITUITARY HORMONE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anterior-pituitary-hormone/ (accessed August 20, 2019).
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