"Median Eminence" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Raised area at the infundibular region of the HYPOTHALAMUS at the floor of the BRAIN, ventral to the THIRD VENTRICLE and adjacent to the ARCUATE NUCLEUS OF HYPOTHALAMUS. It contains the terminals of hypothalamic neurons and the capillary network of hypophyseal portal system, thus serving as a neuroendocrine link between the brain and the PITUITARY GLAND.
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Weaver DR, Rivkees SA, Reppert SM. Localization and characterization of melatonin receptors in rodent brain by in vitro autoradiography. J Neurosci. 1989 Jul; 9(7):2581-90.
Aronin N, Coslovsky R, Leeman SE. Substance P and neurotensin: their roles in the regulation of anterior pituitary function. Annu Rev Physiol. 1986; 48:537-49.
Kahn D, Abrams GM, Zimmerman EA, Carraway R, Leeman SE. Neurotensin neurons in the rat hypothalamus: an immunocytochemical study. Endocrinology. 1980 Jul; 107(1):47-54.