hypophyseal

adjective hy·po·phy·se·al \ (ˌ)hī-ˌpä-fə-ˈsē-əl , ˌhī-pə- , -ˈzē- ; ˌhī-pə-ˈfi-zē-əl \
variants: or less commonly hypophysial

Definition of hypophyseal

:of or relating to the hypophysis

Origin and Etymology of hypophyseal

irregular from New Latin hypophysis


Medical Dictionary

hypophyseal

adjective hy·po·phy·se·al
variants: also hypophysial play \(ˌ)hī-ˌpäf-ə-ˈsē-əl, ˌhī-pə-fə-, -ˈzē-; ˌhī-pə-ˈfiz-ē-əl\

medical Definition of hypophyseal

:of or relating to the hypophysis

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hypophyseal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to buzz or drone

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!