hypophyseal stalk


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Noun1.hypophyseal stalk - the funnel-shaped stalk connecting the pituitary gland to the hypothalamus
infundibulum - any of various funnel-shaped parts of the body (but especially the hypophyseal stalk)
hypophysis, pituitary, pituitary body, pituitary gland - the master gland of the endocrine system; located at the base of the brain
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