inferior hypophysial artery


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in·fe·ri·or hy·po·phy·si·al ar·ter·y

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a small branch of the cavernous part of the internal carotid to the hypophysis.
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The inferior hypophysial artery enters the ventral region of the posterior pituitary gland.
In the posterior lobe, blood from the inferior hypophysial artery flows into a capillary plexus, which supplies blood to surrounding tissues.

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