Definition of hypophyseal in English:

hypophyseal

(also hypophysial)

adjective

Anatomy
  • See hypophysis

    • ‘These neurons project axons to the median eminence where they secrete CRH into the hypophysial portal blood.’
    • ‘The hypophyseal fossa is filled with sediment.’
    • ‘Gametogenesis appeared to be unaffected by hypophysectomy suggesting that the hagfish gonad was independent of hypophysial gonadotropic control.’
    • ‘An embryonic remnant, it opens in the hypophyseal fossa, traversing the sphenoid body.’
    • ‘There were also anastomoses with the superior hypophyseal artery.’

Pronunciation

hypophyseal

/ˌhʌɪpə(ʊ)ˈfɪzɪəl/