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n. pl. hy·poph·y·ses (-sēz′)

[New Latin, from Greek hupophusis, attachment underneath, from hupophuein, to grow up beneath : hupo-, hypo- + phuein, to make grow; see bheuə- in Indo-European roots.]

hy·poph′y·si′al, hy·poph′y·se′al (hī-pŏf′ĭ-sē′əl, -zē′-, hī′pə-fĭz′ē-əl) adj.
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Adj.1.hypophysial - of or relating to the hypophysis
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They were named by Harvey Cushing and described as being derived from "epithelial rests ascribable to an imperfect closure of the hypophysial or craniopharyngeal duct".
Insulin-induced hypoglycemia stimulates corticotropin-releasing factor and arginine vasopressin secretion into hypophysial portal blood of conscious, unrestrained rams.
The sella turcica in the sphenoid bone consists of a central hypophysial fossa and two pair of clinoid processes (anterior and posterior).
The pathway to response to stress is that the corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) is released into hypophysial portal vessels that access the anterior pituitary gland.
Dorsum sellae (DS): A square portion of bone on the body of the sphenoid posterior to the sella turcica or hypophysial fossa.
The purpose of this study was to determine the basal serum levels of the hypophysial, thyroidal, adrenal, and gonadal hormones in patients with BD and evaluate the correlation between BD and disease activity.