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  • Anterior pituitary [r]: Endocrine gland that secretes hormones to regulate stress, growth, metabolism and reproduction. [e]
  • Arcuate nucleus [r]: An aggregation of neurons in the mediobasal hypothalamus with important roles in appetite regulation and in the control of growth hormone secretion and prolactin secretion. [e]
  • Biogenic amine receptor [r]: Cell surface proteins that bind biogenic amines with high affinity and regulate intracellular signals which influence the behavior of cells. [e]
  • Hormone [r]: A chemical director of biological activity that travels through some portion of the body as a messenger. [e]
  • Hypothalamus [r]: A part of the mammalian brain located below the thalamus, forming the major portion of the ventral region of the diencephalon. [e]
  • Incidentaloma [r]: Tumour found by coincidence without clinical symptoms or suspicion. [e]
  • List of organic compounds [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Median eminence [r]: Specialised region at the base of the brain containing the hypothalamo-hypophysial portal vessels and neuroendocrine nerve endings that release their products into them. [e]
  • Neuroendocrinology [r]: The study of the interactions between the nervous system and the endocrine system. [e]
  • Peptide hormone [r]: A class of chemical messengers, secreted into the blood from endocrine cells, that bind to specific receptors expressed on the plasma membrane of target cells. [e]