pi·​tu·​i·​cyte pə-ˈt(y)ü-ə-ˌsīt How to pronounce pituicyte (audio)
: one of the pigmented more or less fusiform cells of the stalk and posterior lobe of the pituitary gland that are derived from glial cells

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“Pituicyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pituicyte. Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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