Origin of hypophysis
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Beard therefore called this opening of the hypophysial tube the old mouth, or palostoma.
Recently, in 1893, Kupffer has also put forward the view that the hypophysial opening is the palostoma.
- the technical name for pituitary gland
C18: from Greek: outgrowth, from hypo- + phuein to grow
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- Of or relating to a pituitary gland.
- pituitary gland
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