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neurohypophysis

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noun neu·ro·hy·poph·y·sis \-hī-ˈpäf-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of neurohypophysis

plural neu·ro·hy·poph·y·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  the portion of the pituitary gland that is derived from the embryonic brain, is composed of the infundibulum and neural lobe, and is concerned with the secretion of various hormones—called also posterior pituitary gland; compare adenohypophysis




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