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hy·poph·y·sis

 (hī-pŏf′ĭ-sĭs)
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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The hypophysis of Bactrian camel rests upon the hypophysial fossa of the sphenoid bone in the center of the middle cranial fossa attaching to the hypothalamus by hypophysis stalk.
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".1 Since this early description by Cushing, the treatment strategies for these tumours have undergone significant advancement.
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).
Although the pathogenesis of JNA is not fully understood, the fact that the disease is seen in adolescent males suggests that it may be caused by a problem in the hypophysial androgen-estrogen cycle [5].
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.
Waldstein, "Hypophysial tuberculoma with hypopituitarism," The American Journal of Medicine, vol.