infundibular stem

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

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.
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Because the inferior hypophyseal arteries arise from the proximal portion of the internal carotid artery, the contrast agent will first reach the posterior pituitary lobe, then the infundibular stem, and finally the anterior pituitary lobe.