Inferior hypophysial artery

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Inferior hypophyseal artery
Details
Latin arteria hypophysialis inferior
Supplies Pituitary gland
Source
Cavernous part of internal carotid artery
Identifiers
Gray's p.568
Dorlands
/Elsevier
a_61/12154503
TA A12.2.06.012
FMA FMA:49846
Anatomical terminology

The inferior hypophysial artery is an artery supplying the neurohypophysis of the pituitary gland. It is a branch of the cavernous carotid artery (internal carotid artery).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gibo H, Hokama M, Kyoshima K, Kobayashi S (1993). "Arteries to the pituitary". Nippon Rinsho 51 (10): 2550–4. PMID 8254920.