superior hypophysial artery

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su·pe·ri·or hy·po·phy·si·al ar·ter·y

a small branch of the cerebral part of the internal carotid artery supplying the hypophysis.
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The superior hypophysial artery enters at the interface between the ventral hypothalamus and infundibulum and supplies the anterior pituitary gland.
The superior hypophysial artery feeds into a capillary plexus that is located in the median eminence of the hypothalamus.

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