A small mass of pituitary tissue, or tissue resembling in structure the anterior lobe of the hypophysis, occasionally found in the dura mater lining the sella turcica.
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parahypophysis(păr″ă-hī-pŏf′ĭ-sĭs) [″ + hypophysis, an undergrowth]
Accessory to the pituitary tissue.
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