Definition of Pars intermedia
1. Noun. A thin piece of tissue that has become part of the posterior pituitary.
Group relationships: Neurohypophysis, Pars Nervosa, Posterior Pituitary, Posterior Pituitary Gland
Medical Definition of Pars intermedia
1. Central portion; the portion located between extreme portions of a structure; an interposed or intervening part. See: intermediate part of adenohypophysis, intermediate part of vestibular bulb. Synonym: pars intermedia. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Pars intermedia
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1919)
"When a silvery larva was subjected to the action of an extract of pars intermedia the contracted pigment cells were seen to expand slowly. ..."
2. A Text-book of physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1915)
"According to Herring,* it is formed from the epithelium of the pars intermedia. The cells of the latter invade the pars nervosa, undergo a hyaline ..."
3. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1913)
"The pars intermedia is of considerable importance, for it is probable that it ... 108, the pars intermedia is an epithelial layer of some thickness which ..."
4. Obstetrics, the science and the art by Charles Delucena Meigs (1867)
"... copious convolutions of bloodvessels seen passing upwards from below, and which are called pars intermedia, are channels that convey the blood from Fig. ..."
5. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"(la—137) (la—137) The Structure and Differentiation of the Specific Cellular Elements of the pars intermedia of the Hypophysis of the Domestic Pig- ..."
6. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The pars intermedia is a thin lamina closely applied to the body and neck of the posterior lobe and extending on to the neighboring parts of the brain; ..."
7. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1914)
"Fibroma of pars intermedia displacing pelvic organs and completely obstructing the urethra by pressure. Preliminary myomectomy followed by hysterectomy. ..."