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Anterior pituitary gland. Transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a section through cells of the anterior pituitary. The anterior pituitary, or adenohypophysis, is the part of the pituitary gland that secretes hormones into the blood. It regulates several physiological processes including stress, growth, reproduction and lactation. Magnification: x2,000 when printed 10 centimetres tall.
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