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Hypothalamo-hypophyseal system

Introduction: Hypothalamo-hypophyseal system

Description of Hypothalamo-hypophyseal system

Hypothalamo-hypophyseal system: A neuroendocrine system of neurons, fiber tracts, endocrine tissue, and blood vessels which produces and releases pituitary hormones into the systemic circulation.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Hypothalamo-hypophyseal system: A collection of NEURONS, tracts of NERVE FIBERS, endocrine tissue, and blood vessels in the HYPOTHALAMUS and the PITUITARY GLAND. This hypothalamo-hypophyseal portal circulation provides the mechanism for hypothalamic neuroendocrine (HYPOTHALAMIC HORMONES) regulation of pituitary function and the release of various PITUITARY HORMONES into the systemic circulation to maintain HOMEOSTASIS.
Source: MeSH 2007

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