pars intermedia


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Related to pars intermedia: pars nervosa, Pars distalis
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Noun1.pars intermedia - a thin piece of tissue that has become part of the posterior pituitary
ductless gland, endocrine gland, endocrine - any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
neurohypophysis, pars nervosa, posterior pituitary, posterior pituitary gland - the posterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature
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The hypophysis in Bactrian camel could be divided into three parts: pars nervosa, pars distalis and pars intermedia. The pars distalis was biggest, located in ventral surface of the hypophysis, and surrounding the pars intermedia excluding the top of the hypophysis.
Colic was the most common presenting complaint (13 of 37 cases) and tachycardia was noted in 95% of cases (median heart rate of 86 bp (beats per minute) in clinical cases), concurrent endocrine abnormalities (thyroid adenoma, adrenal hyperplasia, pituitary pars intermedia hyperplasia or adenoma, parathyroid C-cell carcinoma) were found [5].
In lambdoid suture, L3 (pars estetica) closes earlier followed by L2 (pars intermedia) and L1 (pars lambdica).

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