Definition of Hypophyseal stalk

1. Noun. The funnel-shaped stalk connecting the pituitary gland to the hypothalamus.

Generic synonyms: Infundibulum
Group relationships: Hypophysis, Pituitary, Pituitary Body, Pituitary Gland



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypophyseal Stalk

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

Literary usage of Hypophyseal stalk

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1920)
"In the five days (120 hours) chick a definite hypophyseal stalk has formed, communicating between the lumen of the hypophysis and the oral cavity. ..."

2. Contributions by Dept. of Anatomy, University of Minnesota Dept. of Anatomy, University of Minnesota (1916)
"40 Transverse section of the hypophyseal stalk of a 28 mm. embryo. ... Development of the hypophyseal stalk The stalk connecting the hypophysis with the ..."

3. Neoplastic Diseases: A Treatise on Tumors by James Ewing (1922)
"Epidermoid carcinoma as a rule develops from the hypophyseal stalk, lies above the hypophysis, widens the chiasm and circle of Willis, protrudes toward the ..."

4. The Pituitary Body and Its Disorders: Clinical States Produced by Disorders by Harvey Cushing (1912)
"... almost invariably followed anj' procedure which led to contusions of the hypophyseal stalk. This led us to believe at first that a condition of relative ..."

5. The Principles of Therapeutics by Oliver Thomas Osborne (1921)
"Gushing and his co-workers Crowe and Homans, showed that separation of the hypophyseal stalk from the base of the brain, ie, separating the gland from the ..."

6. Annual Report of the Managers and Officers by Craig Colony for Epileptics (1919)
"hypophyseal stalk ballooned out corresponding to an eroded sella. Spurt of fluid from ventricles. Both lungs slightly congested, heart flabby, mixed clot on ..."

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