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Definition of Hypophysis

Hypophysis
Hypophysis Hy*poph"y*sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? under + ? nature, origin.] 1. (Anat.) See Pituitary body, under Pituitary. 2. (Med.) Cataract.

Meaning of Hypophysis from wikipedia

- In vertebrate anatomy, the pituitary gland, or hypophysis, is an endocrine gland, about the size of a pea and weighing, on average, 0.5 grams (0.018 oz)...
- Look up hypophysis in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Hypophysis may refer to: Pituitary gland Hypophysis (plant embryogenesis) This disambiguation page...
- (posterior pituitary, or the neurohypophysis) makes up the pituitary gland (hypophysis). The anterior pituitary regulates several physiological processes, including...
- orangutans. It serves as a cephalometric landmark. The pituitary gland or hypophysis is located within the most inferior aspect of the sella turcica, the hypophyseal...
- cotyledons. The third domain, the basal embryo domain, contains the hypophysis. The hypophysis will later give rise to the radicle and the root cap. The last...
- main contribution experimental investigation of the role of the anterior hypophysis gland in the metabolism of carbohydrates, particularly in diabetes mellitus...
- Hypophysectomy is the surgical removal of the hypophysis (pituitary gland). It is most commonly performed to treat tumors, especially craniopharyngioma...
- cavernous sinuses across the middle line. The anterior p****es in front of the hypophysis cerebri (pituitary gland), the posterior behind it, and they form with...
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- tuberculum sellae is found at the base of the skull, which holds the hypophysis. Areolar glands, sebaceous glands surrounding the nipple This article...