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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12) In nearly all cases of LCH, the normal T1 hyperintensity of the neurohypophysis is absent.
Ectopic neurohypophysis can be caused by trauma or neoplastic processes, which disrupt the transport of hormones from the hypothalamus to the neurohypophysis.
1) Dynamic MRI studies have shown that blood supply to the neurohypophysis is often compromised.
Pituicytomas are uncommon neoplasms of the neurohypophysis.
Consequently, we stained the normal neurohypophysis from 2 surgical and 4 autopsy pituitary glands with GFAP.
A histologic hallmark of these tumors is the arrangement of spindle cells around blood vessels, a pattern that is very similar to the architecture of the normal neurohypophysis.
Immunoreactive glial fibrillary acidic protein in pituicytes of the rat neurohypophysis.
The neurohypophysis proper comprises the median eminence of the tuber cinereum, the infundibulum, the pituitary stalk, and the posterior or neural lobe of the pituitary gland.
4,5,6,9] The relationship, however, between the histogenesis of GCT and pituicytoma, a distinctive low-grade glioma of the neurohypophysis, remains controversial.
The origin, histology, and senescence of tumorettes in the human neurohypophysis.
Immunohistochemical study of granular cell tumors of the neurohypophysis.