neurohypophysis

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neurohypophysis

[¦nu̇r·ō·hī′päf·ə·səs]
(neuroscience)
The neural portion or posterior lobe of the hypophysis.
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Central nervous system effects of the neurohypophyseal hormones and related peptides.
Although recent publications suggest depletion of neurohypophyseal stores by that time (4,9), the decrease in AVP concentrations was also accompanied by a clinically relevant improvement of cardiovascular function (48-120h).
Familial neurohypophyseal diabetes insipidus (FNDI) is a rare autosomal dominant inherited disease, characterized by serious polyuria and polydipsia, caused by deficient neurosecretion of the antidiuretic hormone, arginine vasopressin (AVP).
The oxytocin present in the neurohypophyseal extract of bovine demonstrated no interference with the antidiuretic effect of Vasopressin.
Clinical and molecular evidence of abnormal processing and trafficking of the vasopressin preprohormone in a large kindred with familial neurohypophyseal diabetes insipidus due to a signal peptide mutation.
2,10] Hypernatremia can indicate neurohypophyseal dysfunction as a result of diabetes insipidus (DI) and should serve as a warning that hypercalcemia may also develop, causing renal calculi that could result in renal tubular disease.
It suggests an infundibular or neurohypophyseal origin of the tumor, but not necessarily reflects neurohypophyseal dysfunction.
Water movement in these osmoregulatory organs is controlled by the neurohypophyseal hormone, arginine vasotocin (AVT; i.
Penetration of neurohypophyseal hormones from plasma into cerebrospinal fluid (CSF): half-times of disappearance of these neuropeptides from CSF.