noun, plural in·fun·dib·u·la [in-fuhn-dib-yuh-luh] /ˌɪn fʌnˈdɪb yə lə/. Anatomy.
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These cusps are spoken of as septal, marginal and infundibular, from their position.
Infundibular, in-fun-dib′ū-lar, adj. having the form of a funnel.
Injections of the infundibular portion of the pituitary body.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:|Louis Marshall Warfield
It terminates blindly at the very spot where the infundibular tube terminates blindly and the notochord ends.The Origin of Vertebrates|Walter Holbrook Gaskell
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noun plural -la (-lə)
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Word Origin and History for infundibular
1799 in the anatomical sense, from Latin infundibulum, literally "a funnel," from infundere "to pour into" (see infuse) + -bulum, suffix forming names of instruments. In some cases a loan-translation into Latin of Greek khoane "funnel." Related: Infundibular.