Medical Definition of Hypophysial portal circulation

1. A capillary network that carries hypophyseotropic hormones from the hypothalamus, where they are secreted into blood, to their sites of action in the anterior hypophysis. See: portal circulation, hypophysis, hypothalamus. Synonym: hypophyseoportal system, hypophysial portal circulation, hypophysial portal system, hypophysioportal system, hypothalamohypophysial portal circulation, hypothalamohypophysial portal system. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypophysial Portal Circulation

hypophysectomised
hypophysectomize
hypophysectomized
hypophysectomy
hypophyseoportal system
hypophyseoprivic
hypophyseotropic
hypophyses
hypophysial
hypophysial amenorrhoea
hypophysial cachexia
hypophysial duct
hypophysial dwarf
hypophysial fossa
hypophysial infantilism
hypophysial portal circulation (current term)
hypophysial portal system
hypophysial syndrome
hypophysin
hypophysio-sphenoidal syndrome
hypophysioportal system
hypophysioprivic
hypophysiotropic
hypophysiotropic hormone
hypophysis
hypophysis cerebri
hypophysis sicca
hypophysitis
hypopiesis
hypopigmentation

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