hypophyseal
also hypophysial adjective Etymology: irregular from New Latin hypophysis Date: 1882 of or relating to the hypophysis

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hypophyseal — See hypophysial. * * * …   Universalium

  • hypophyseal — SYN: hypophysial. * * * hy·po·phy·se·al also hy·po·phy·si·al (.)hī .päf ə sē əl, .hī pə fə , zē ; .hī pə fiz ē əl adj of or relating to the hypophysis * * * hy·po·phys·e·al (hi″po fizґe əl) hypophysial …   Medical dictionary

  • hypophyseal — adj. of or pertaining to the pituitary gland (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hypophyseal — hy·po·phy·se·al …   English syllables

  • hypophyseal fossa — n the depression in the sphenoid bone that contains the hypophysis …   Medical dictionary

  • Hypophyseal portal system — Infobox Vein Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Caption2 = DrainsFrom = Source = DrainsTo = Artery = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = s 33 DorlandsSuf = 12787512 The hypophyseal portal system (or hypothalamo… …   Wikipedia

  • hypophyseal stalk — noun the funnel shaped stalk connecting the pituitary gland to the hypothalamus • Hypernyms: ↑infundibulum • Part Holonyms: ↑pituitary, ↑pituitary gland, ↑pituitary body, ↑hypophysis …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypothalamo-hypophyseal — hy·po·thal·a·mo hy·po·phy·se·al also hy·po·thal·a·mo hy·po·phy·si·al .hī pō thal ə mō (.)hī .päf ə sē əl, .hī pə fə , zē əl; .hī pə fiz ē əl adj of, relating to, or connecting the hypothalamus and the pituitary gland <hypothalamo hypophyseal… …   Medical dictionary

  • hypothalamico-hypophyseal — hy·po·tha·lam·ico hy·po·phy·se·al also hy·po·tha·lam·ico hy·po·phy·si·al .hī pō thə lam i .ko (.)hī .päf ə sē əl, .hī pə fə , zē əl, .hī pə fiz ē əl adj HYPOTHALAMO HYPOPHYSEAL …   Medical dictionary

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