hypophysin

hy·poph·y·sin

(hī-pof'i-sin),
An aqueous extract of the posterior lobe of the fresh hypophysis of cattle; contains oxytocin and vasopressin.

hypophysin

An obsolete term for:
(1) Any hormone produced by the posterior pituitary;  
(2) A water-soluble extract of the posterior bovine pituitary gland, which contains oxytocin and vasopressin; of little clinical or experimental utility.