Medical Definition of Pharyngeal pituitary

1. The embryonic remnant of the oral end of Rathke's pouch that is cut off from the adenohypophysis by the developing sphenoid bone; composed chiefly of chromophobes and, under normal conditions, considered physiologically inactive. See: hypophysis. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pharyngeal Pituitary

pharyngeal cartilages
pharyngeal diseases
pharyngeal fistula
pharyngeal flap
pharyngeal fornix
pharyngeal glands
pharyngeal grooves
pharyngeal hypophysis
pharyngeal isthmus
pharyngeal membranes
pharyngeal mucosa
pharyngeal muscles
pharyngeal opening of auditory tube
pharyngeal opening of eustachian tube
pharyngeal pituitary (current term)
pharyngeal plexus
pharyngeal pouch syndrome
pharyngeal raphe
pharyngeal recess
pharyngeal reflex
pharyngeal ridge
pharyngeal space
pharyngeal tonsil
pharyngeal tonsils
pharyngeal tubercle
pharyngeal vein
pharyngeal veins

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