Pars Distalis

In the mouse, the pituitary gland (hypophysis) is attached to the ventral surface of the brain (see Diagram of Endocrine Organs in Head – In Situ) and is heavier in females than in males; its size also differs between strains. The pituitary gland has three well-defined regions: pars distalis (anterior lobe), pars intermedia (intermediate lobe), Continue Reading

Pars Intermedia – Overview

  In the mouse, the pituitary gland (hypophysis) is attached to the ventral surface of the brain (see Diagram of Endocrine Organs in Head – In Situ) and is heavier in females than in males; its size also differs between strains. The pituitary gland has three well-defined regions: pars distalis (anterior lobe), pars intermedia (intermediate lobe), pars nervosa (neural lobe or Continue Reading