Definition of Hypophysial

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the hypophysis.

Exact synonyms: Hypophyseal
Partainyms: Hypophysis, Hypophysis
Derivative terms: Hypophysis, Hypophysis

Definition of Hypophysial

1. a. Of or pertaining to the hypophysis; pituitary.

Definition of Hypophysial

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the hypophysis (the pituitary gland) ¹

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Definition of Hypophysial

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Hypophysial

1. Of or pertaining to the hypophysis; pituitary. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypophysial

hypophyseal cachexia
hypophyseal pouch
hypophyseal stalk
hypophyseoportal system
hypophysial (current term)
hypophysial amenorrhoea
hypophysial cachexia
hypophysial duct
hypophysial dwarf
hypophysial fossa
hypophysial infantilism
hypophysial portal circulation
hypophysial portal system
hypophysio-sphenoidal syndrome
hypophysioportal system

Literary usage of Hypophysial

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Ductless Glandular Diseases by Wilhelm Falta (1916)
"... of cerebral pressure and improvement in the visual disturbances have been obtained (see also treatment of hypophysial dystrophia adiposo-genitalis). ..."

2. The Origin of Vertebrates by Walter Holbrook Gaskell (1908)
"Direct comparison of the hypophysial tube with the olfactory tube of the scorpion group—Summary. IN the last chapter I finished the evidence given by the ..."

3. The American Anatomical Memoirs by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1920)
"The hypophysial components The endocrine disturbance leading to the abnormal condition of the epithelial bodies, the thyroid and adrenal glands, ..."

4. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1914)
""One may reassemble the data in regard to the possible relation of hypophysial insufficiency to epilepsy as follows: "1. Horsley, it will be recalled, ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1920)
"There was extreme obesity with distribution of fat characteristic of hypophysial disturbance, but no indications of a primary disease of the pituitary body. ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1899)
"There is then in the known nature of things no reason why hypophysial disease may not ... Against the view of the hypophysial origin of acromegaly there is ..."

7. Stress, Gender, and Alcohol-Seeking Behavior edited by Walter A. Hunt, Sam Zakhari (1996)
"Plotsky, PM, and Sawchenko, PE hypophysial plasma portal levels, median eminence content, and immunohisto- chemical staining of corticotropin- releasing ..."

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