hypothalamohypophyseal

hypothalamohypophyseal

pertaining to the hypothalamus and pituitary complex.

hypothalamohypophyseal portal system
see hypophyseal portal system.
hypothalamohypophyseal syndrome
disorder of pituitary and hypothalamus functions caused by an enlarging pituitary tumor compressing or infiltrating the overlying hypothalamus.
hypothalamohypophyseal tract
a tract of unmyelinated nerves connecting the hypothalamus and the hypophysis; their cell bodies are located in the supraoptic and paraventricular nuclei of the hypothalamus.
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In sheep, seminal quality and male fertility tend to decrease during the hottest months (summer), possibly due to the seasonal effects on the hypothalamohypophyseal axis, or due to the direct effect of temperature on the testicles and epididymides (PINEDA, 1989).

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