noun, plural hy·poph·y·ses [hahy-pof-uh-seez, hi-]. /haɪˈpɒf əˌsiz, hɪ-/. Anatomy.
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OTHER WORDS FROM hypophysishy·poph·y·se·al, hy·poph·y·si·al [hahy-pof-uh-see-uhl, -zee-, hi-], /haɪˌpɒf əˈsi əl, -ˈzi-, hɪ-/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for hypophysis
From its lower surface is suspended the hypophysis or pituitary gland.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
This, also, was Cunningham's view as far as the tube of the hypophysis was concerned.The Origin of Vertebrates|Walter Holbrook Gaskell
It may also suffice merely to call attention to the connection between acromegaly and the hypophysis.The Organism as a Whole|Jacques Loeb
With this idea Ingier added thyroid, hypophysis, thymus and parathyroid to the food of guinea-pigs, or gave it parenterally.Scurvy Past and Present|Alfred Fabian Hess
It is just cephalad to the anterior end of the pharynx and to the hypophysis.Development of the Digestive Canal of the American Alligator|Albert M. Reese