noun, plural in·fun·dib·u·la [in-fuhn-dib-yuh-luh] /ˌɪn fʌnˈdɪb yə lə/. Anatomy.
Origin of infundibulum
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Historical Examples of infundibular
Injections of the infundibular portion of the pituitary body.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:
Louis Marshall Warfield
These cusps are spoken of as septal, marginal and infundibular, from their position.
It terminates blindly at the very spot where the infundibular tube terminates blindly and the notochord ends.The Origin of Vertebrates
Walter Holbrook Gaskell
Infundibular, in-fun-dib′ū-lar, adj. having the form of a funnel.
Word Origin for infundibular
noun plural -la (-lə)
Word Origin for infundibulum
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.