pars tuberalis


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pars tuberalis

[¦pärz ‚tü·bə′ral·əs]
(anatomy)
A pair of processes that grow forward or upward along the stalk of the adenohypophysis.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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