infundibular stalk


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in·fun·dib·u·lar stem

the neural component of the pituitary stalk that contains nerve tracts passing from the hypothalamus to the pars nervosa.
Synonym(s): infundibular stalk

infundibular stalk

[in′fundib′yələr]
Etymology: L, infundibulum, funnel; ME, stalke
an elongated funnel-shaped structure that connects the hypothalamus with the pituitary gland.

in·fun·dib·u·lar stem

(in'fŭn-dib'yū-lăr stem)
The neural component of the pituitary stalk that contains nerve tracts passing from the hypothalamus to the pars nervosa.
Synonym(s): infundibular stalk.

infundibular

pertaining to any of the body's infundibula. See also infundibulum.

infundibular cyst
see epidermal cyst.
infundibular necrosis
tooth necrosis, commencing in the tooth infundibulum, common in old horses.
infundibular process
the central part of the posterior pituitary gland; called also pars nervosa.
infundibular recess
the diverticulum off the third ventricle that occupies the infundibulum of the hypophysis.
infundibular stalk
the stalk of the hypophysis; with the pars tuberalis comprises the hypophyseal base.
infundibular stenosis
narrowing of the pulmonary artery just below the pulmonic valves; the stenosis is produced by a ring of connective tissue around the outflow tract of the right ventricle.