neural lobe of hypophysis

neural lobe of neurohypophysis, neural lobe of pituitary gland lobus nervosus neurohypophysis.

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  • lobe — 1. One of the subdivisions of an organ or other part, bounded by fissures, sulci, connective tissue septa, or other structural demarcations. 2. A rounded projecting part, as the l. of the ear. SEE ALSO: lobule. 3. One of the larger divisions of… …   Medical dictionary

  • hypophysis — SYN: pituitary gland. SEE ALSO: hypothalamus. [G. an undergrowth] h. cerebri SYN: pituitary gland. pharyngeal h. residual tissue derived from the hypophysial diverticulum that lies in the lamina propria of the nasopharynx; its cells and their… …   Medical dictionary

  • lobus nervosus neurohypophyseos — [TA] neural lobe of hypophysis: the major portion of the neurohypophysis; called also neural lobe of neurohypophysis or pituitary gland and pars nervosa neurohypophyseos [TA alternative] …   Medical dictionary

  • neurohypophysis — It is composed of the infundibulum and the nervous lobe of the hypophysis. SEE ALSO: pituitary gland. SYN: lobus nervosus [TA], lobus posterior hypophyseos, pars nervosa hypophyseos, nervous lobe, neural part of hypophysis, posterior lobe of… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Posterior pituitary — Pituitary gland. Posterior pituitary is in blue. Pars nervosa and infundibular stalk are not labeled, but pars nervosa is at bottom and infundibular stalk is at top.) …   Wikipedia

  • Herring-Körper — sind neurosekrethaltige Anschwellungen distaler Neuronenden des Hypothalamus. Diese Strukturen lassen sich in der Neurohypophyse finden und versichern eine zeitlich begrenzte Lagerung neurohypophysarer Hormone.[1] Sowohl das Trägerprotein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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