neurohypophysial diverticulum

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neurohypophysial diverticulum

a downgrowth from the neuroectoderm of the diencephalon that forms the neurohypophysis (nervous part of pituitary gland).

neu·ro·hy·po·phys·i·al di·ver·tic·u·lum

(nūr'ō-hī-pō-fiz'ē-ăl dī'vĕr-tik'yū-lŭm)
A downgrowth from the neuroectoderm of the diencephalon; it forms the neurohypophysis (nervous part of the pituitary gland).
Synonym(s): infundibulum of diencephalon, neurohypophysial bud.