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n. pl. in·fun·dib·u·la (-lə)
Any of various funnel-shaped bodily passages, openings, structures, or parts, especially:
a. The stalk of the pituitary gland.
b. The calyx of a kidney.
c. The ovarian opening of a fallopian tube.

[Latin, funnel, from īnfundere, to pour in; see infuse.]

in′fun·dib′u·lar (-lər), in′fun·dib′u·late′ (-lāt′, -lĭt) adj.
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(Botany) funnel-shaped
[C18: from infundibulum]
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In fibrous papule, perifollicular fibroma, infundibular cyst and proliferating trichilemmal cyst, BerEP4 stains some of the basaloid cells17.
1), infundibular pulmonary stenosis (gradient 20/14 mmHg), mild mitral regurgitation and severe tricuspid regurgitation (right ventricular (RV) systolic pressure 108 mmHg) and biventricular global hypokinesia (left ventricular (LV) ejection fraction %25, RV ejection fraction %30).
These openings are of the first branch of the right coronary artery, the infundibular branch.
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DISCUSSION: Infundibular (or conal) branch was used to designate branches that serve the anterior free wall of the right ventricular outflow tract (grossly the 3- to 5-cm segment of myocardial territory below the pulmonary valve).
Chaudhary et al (5) series showed ampullary (76.75%), isthmic (16.27%), and infundibular (2.33%).
The other features which suggest a ventricular enlargement due to increased CSF pressure include effacement of the cortical sulci, elevation and thinning of the corpus callosum, dilatation of the optic and infundibular recess of the third ventricle and penal recess posteriorly.
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On Gross examination a cystic mass in the ampullary, infundibular and fimbrial region of the right fallopian tube measuring 10x5x3 cms was seen.
Similarly, the posterior calyces of the kidneys are at a 30Adeg oblique angle to the vertical plane when the patient is prone.10 The posterior calyceal approach of lower pole in prone position with a limitation due to the maintaince of the angle is considered as the safest approach13, with minimal injury to the renal parenchyma as well as infundibular or other vessel injuries, which may have catastrophic consequences..
Anatomic and pathologic spectrum of pituitary infundibular lesions.AJR 2007; 188(3); 223-32.