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Pronunciation: go-mit'to-li

Definition: Intricately coiled and looped capillary vessels for the most part present in the upper infundibular stem of the stalk of the pituitary gland; they make up a portion of the pituitary portal circulation.

[It. gomitolo, coil]

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