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Pronunciation: nu'ro-hi-pof'i-sis

Definition: Complex comprising the infundibulum and the nervous lobe of the hypophysis.

Synonym(s): lobus nervosusTA, lobus posterior hypophyseos, pars nervosa hypophyseos, nervous lobe, neural part of hypophysis, posterior lobe of hypophysis

[neuro- + hypophysis]

See Also: pituitary gland

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