Medical Definition of Hypothalamohypophysial portal system

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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