Inferior hypophysial artery

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Artery: Inferior hypophyseal artery
Latin arteria hypophysialis inferior
Gray's p.568
Supplies Pituitary gland
Source Cavernous part of internal carotid artery

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]


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