Herring bodies


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Her·ring bod·ies

(her'ing),
accumulations of neurosecretory granules in dilated terminal endings of axons in the neurohypophysis.

Herring bodies

(hĕr′ĭng)
[Percy T. Herring, Brit. physiologist, 1872–1967]
Secretory granules found in the terminal nerve endings of the hypothalamus and hypophyseal tract.

Herring,

Percy T., English physiologist, 1872-1967.
Herring bodies - accumulations of neurosecretory granules in dilated terminal endings of axons in the neurohypophysis.
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The corpusculum neurosecretorium (Herring bodies) were rare in the external neurohypophysis, and mainly distributed in the internal neurohypophysis (Figs.
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& Amat, P The ultrastructure of the Herring bodies in rats subjected to different experimental conditions.