neurohypophysis definition

  • noun:
    • The posterior percentage of the pituitary gland, having a rich method of getting nerve materials and releasing oxytocin and vasopressin.
    • The posterior lobe of this pituitary gland, responsible for the production of oxytocin and antidiuretic hormone (ADH), also called vasopressin.
    • the posterior lobe of this pituitary body; mainly glandular in the wild

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