infundibulum


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in·fun·dib·u·lum

 (ĭn′fən-dĭb′yə-ləm)
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.

infundibulum

(ˌɪnfʌnˈdɪbjʊləm)
n, pl -la (-lə)
(Anatomy) anatomy any funnel-shaped part, esp the stalk connecting the pituitary gland to the base of the brain
[C18: from Latin: funnel, from infundere to infuse]
ˌinfunˈdibulate adj

in•fun•dib•u•lum

(ˌɪn fʌnˈdɪb yə ləm)

n., pl. -la (-lə).
1. a funnel-shaped organ or part, as the ovarian end of the fallopian tube.
2. a funnel-shaped extension of the hypothalamus connecting the pituitary gland to the base of the brain.
[1700–10; < New Latin, Latin: funnel =infundi-, s. of infundere to pour into (see infuse) + -bulum instrumental suffix]
in`fun•dib′u•lar, in`fun•dib′u•late` (-ˌleɪt) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.infundibulum - any of various funnel-shaped parts of the body (but especially the hypophyseal stalk)infundibulum - any of various funnel-shaped parts of the body (but especially the hypophyseal stalk)
anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure - a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure"
hypophyseal stalk - the funnel-shaped stalk connecting the pituitary gland to the hypothalamus
betweenbrain, diencephalon, interbrain, thalmencephalon - the posterior division of the forebrain; connects the cerebral hemispheres with the mesencephalon
Translations

in·fun·dib·u·lum

n. infundíbulo.
1. estructura en forma de embudo;
2. cada una de las divisiones de la pelvis renal;
3. prolongación corta del ventrículo derecho de donde procede la arteria pulmonar.
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Only 02 patients were diagnosed with lesions involving the pituitary infundibulum in this study, as it is a diagnostic challenge to consider inflammatory, infective or autoimmune disorders affecting the pituitary infundibulum, as biopsy of this region requires special skills and is fraught with the possibility of inducing fresh hormone failure.
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De distal a proximal: 1 infundibulum, 2 magnum, 3 istmo, 4 utero y 5 vagina.
(3,4) Ectopic ova may occur due to failure of the infundibulum to receive the ovum, reverse peristalsis, or oviductal rupture.
The anatomical structures associated with prolonged sperm storage are the infundibulum and the uterovaginal junction (UVJ), and the latter is the primary sperm storage tubules (SSTs) (Bakst, 2011).
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In "Infundibular technique", surgeon would establish the continuity of cystic duct (CD) with the infundibulum of the Gall Bladder (GB).
(3,5,7) For type I and II, the fundus is the most common site of perforation due to its poor blood supply; while type III is extremely rare, the most common site is the infundibulum. (3,5)
The puncture was always focused on the calyceal papilla and never to the infundibulum in order to avoid any arterial trauma and bleeding.