n. (pl. hypophyses) Anat. = pituitary gland.
hypophyseal adj. (also -physial).
Etymology: mod.L f. Gk hupophusis offshoot (as HYPO-, phusis growth)

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  • Hypophysis — Hy*poph y*sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? under + ? nature, origin.] 1. (Anat.) See {Pituitary body}, under {Pituitary}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) Cataract. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hypophysis — hypophysis. См. питуитарная железа. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • hypophysis — [hī päf′ə sis, hipäf′ə sis] n. pl. hypophyses [hī päf′əsēz] [ModL < Gr, undergrowth, process < hypophyein < hypo , under + phyein, to grow: see BE] PITUITARY GLAND …   English World dictionary

  • hypophysis — noun a) The pituitary gland. CHAPTER VI / THE DISEASES OF THE HYPOPHYSIS <! Square brackets in original b) The top cell of the suspensor in a dicot embryo, which will differentiate to form part of the root cap. All the cells of the suspensor,… …   Wiktionary

  • Hypophysis — Lage der Hypophyse (Pfeil) Lage der Hypophyse, schematisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hypophysis — hypophyseal, hypophysial /huy pof euh see euhl, zee , hi /, adj. /huy pof euh sis, hi /, n., pl. hypophyses / seez /. Anat. See pituitary gland. [1700 10; < Gk hypóphysis outgrowth (from below), equiv. to hypophý(ein) to grow b …   Universalium

  • hypophysis — SYN: pituitary gland. SEE ALSO: hypothalamus. [G. an undergrowth] h. cerebri SYN: pituitary gland. pharyngeal h. residual tissue derived from the hypophysial diverticulum that lies in the lamina propria of the nasopharynx; its cells and their… …   Medical dictionary

  • hypophysis — hy•poph•y•sis [[t]haɪˈpɒf ə sɪs, hɪ [/t]] n. pl. ses [[t] ˌsiz[/t]] anat. pituitary gland • Etymology: 1700–10; < Gk hypóphysis outgrowth (from below) =hypophy(ein) to grow beneath (hypo hypo +phyein to grow, be) + sis sis hy•poph y•se′al,… …   From formal English to slang

  • Hypophysis — hipofizė statusas T sritis vidaus sekrecijos liaukos atitikmenys: lot. Glandula pituitaria; Hypophysis ryšiai: platesnis terminas – vidaus sekrecijos liaukos siauresnis terminas – nervinė skiltis siauresnis terminas – piltuvėlis siauresnis… …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • Hypophysis — hipofizė statusas T sritis gyvūnų anatomija, gyvūnų morfologija atitikmenys: lot. Glandula pituitaria; Hypophysis ryšiai: platesnis terminas – pagumburis …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

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