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infundibulum

noun in·fun·dib·u·lum \ˌin-(ˌ)fən-ˈdib-yə-ləm\
plural in·fun·dib·u·la \-lə\

Medical Definition of INFUNDIBULUM

:  any of various conical or dilated organs or parts: a :  the hollow conical process of gray matter that is borne on the tuber cinereum and constitutes the stalk of the neurohypophysis by which the pituitary gland is continuous with the brain—called also neural stalk b :  any of the small spaces having walls beset with air sacs in which the bronchial tubes terminate in the lungs c :  conus arteriosus d :  the passage by which the anterior ethmoidal air cells and the frontal sinuses communicate with the nose e :  the abdominal opening of a fallopian tube

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