"Hypothalamo-Hypophyseal System" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A collection of NEURONS, tracts of NERVE FIBERS, endocrine tissue, and blood vessels in the HYPOTHALAMUS and the PITUITARY GLAND. This hypothalamo-hypophyseal portal circulation provides the mechanism for hypothalamic neuroendocrine (HYPOTHALAMIC HORMONES) regulation of pituitary function and the release of various PITUITARY HORMONES into the systemic circulation to maintain HOMEOSTASIS.
- Hypothalamo-Hypophyseal System
- Hypothalamo Hypophyseal System
- Hypothalamic-Pituitary Unit
- Hypothalamic Pituitary Unit
- Hypophyseal Portal System
- Portal System, Hypophyseal
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