Medical Definition of Hypophyseal pouch

1. A tubular outgrowth of ectoderm from the stomodeum of the embryo; it grows dorsad toward the infundibular process of the diencephalon, around which it forms a cup-like mass, giving rise to the pars distalis and pars juxtaneuralis of the hypophysis. Synonym: craniopharyngeal canal, hypophyseal pouch, Rathke's diverticulum, Rathke's pocket, Rathke's pouch. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypophyseal Pouch

hypophosphatemias
hypophosphatemic
hypophosphates
hypophosphaturia
hypophosphite
hypophosphoric
hypophosphoric acid
hypophosphorous
hypophosphorous acid
hypophosphorylated
hypophosphorylation
hypophrasia
hypophyllous
hypophyseal
hypophyseal cachexia
hypophyseal pouch (current term)
hypophyseal stalk
hypophysectomise
hypophysectomised
hypophysectomize
hypophysectomized
hypophysectomy
hypophyseoportal system
hypophyseoprivic
hypophyseotropic
hypophyses
hypophysial
hypophysial amenorrhoea
hypophysial cachexia
hypophysial duct

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