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pituitary portal system

noun

Medical Definition of PITUITARY PORTAL SYSTEM

:  a portal system supplying blood to the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland through veins connecting the capillaries of the median eminence of the hypothalamus with those of the anterior lobe

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