Medical Definition of Hypophyseoportal 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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypophyseoportal System

hypophosphorous
hypophosphorous acid
hypophosphorylated
hypophosphorylation
hypophrasia
hypophyllous
hypophyseal
hypophyseal cachexia
hypophyseal pouch
hypophyseal stalk
hypophysectomise
hypophysectomised
hypophysectomize
hypophysectomized
hypophysectomy
hypophyseoportal system (current term)
hypophyseoprivic
hypophyseotropic
hypophyses
hypophysial
hypophysial amenorrhoea
hypophysial cachexia
hypophysial duct
hypophysial dwarf
hypophysial fossa
hypophysial infantilism
hypophysial portal circulation
hypophysial portal system
hypophysin

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