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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Neurohypophysial GCT originated from the pituicytes which are modified as gliocytes of ependymal cell lineage located in the neurohypophysis and pituitary stalk.
Distinct hydro-osmotic receptors for the neurohypophysial peptides vasotocin and hydrins in the frog Rana esculenta.
The neurohypophysial hormone Oxytocin (OT), a small nonapeptide, has a long established role at the moment of birth, providing uterine contractions and milk ejection (Russell & Leng, 1998).
Secretin as a neurohypophysial factor regulating body water homeostasis.