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Related to median eminence: pars nervosa, Medial eminence, Herring bodies, Subfornical organ, Supraoptic nucleus
the slightly prominent lower segment of the infundibulum of the hypothalamus, immediately proximal to the hypophysial stalk; the region is characterized by the capillary tufts of the infundibular arteries, from which the hypothalamohypophysial portal system of veins arises.
Synonym(s): eminentia mediana
The anterior bodies of the medulla oblongata separated by the anterior median fissure.
See also: eminence