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Adenohypophysis Endocrine Cells and Hormones

Adenohypophysis Endocrine Cells and Hormones

Chromophils

Chromophobes

Acidophils

ACTH-producing cells

Somatotrophs (somatotropin)

Melanotropin (melanocyte-stimulating hormone) producing cells

Lactotrophs (prolactin)

Nonsecretory follicular cells

Basophils

Undifferentiated stem cells

Gonadotrophs (follicle-stimulating hormone, luteinizing hormone)

Thyrotrophs (thyroid-stimulating hormone)