pituitary portal system

noun

: 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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“Pituitary portal system.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pituitary%20portal%20system. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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