Definition of Pars nervosa
1. Noun. The posterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature.
Generic synonyms: Ductless Gland, Endocrine, Endocrine Gland
Group relationships: Hypophysis, Pituitary, Pituitary Body, Pituitary Gland
Terms within: Pars Intermedia
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Literary usage of Pars nervosa
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1. A Text-book of physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1915)
"In the pars nervosa characteristic hyaline or colloid bodies occur and histological ... The cells of the latter invade the pars nervosa, undergo a hyaline ..."
2. The Pituitary Body and Its Disorders: Clinical States Produced by Disorders by Harvey Cushing (1912)
"... the adjoining base of the anterior cerebral vesicle, the tip of which becomes thickened into the infundibular body (neurohypophysis, or pars nervosa). ..."
3. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"The posterior lobe, including the pars nervosa or neurohypophysis and its epithelial ... The pars nervosa is made up, histologically, chiefly of neuroglia. ..."
4. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1921)
"This might be explained by denning a simple pars nervosa syndrome as consisting clinically, in the hypoactive state, of obesity, and, in the hyperactive ..."
5. The Pituitary, a Study of the Morphology, Physiology, Pathology, and by William Blair Bell (1919)
"This is opposed to Herring's view concerning the passage of secretion from the pars nervosa to the third ventricle. Evidence as to the different actions of ..."
6. Contributions by Dept. of Anatomy, University of Minnesota Dept. of Anatomy, University of Minnesota (1917)
"In the pars nervosa, mitoses soon disappear. At seven days, they are rare, and none were found later (growth thereafter consisting chiefly in the increase ..."