Inferior hypophysial artery

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Inferior hypophyseal artery
Details
Source Cavernous part of internal carotid artery
Supplies Pituitary gland
Identifiers
Latin arteria hypophysialis inferior
Dorlands
/Elsevier
a_61/12154503
TA A12.2.06.012
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][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gibo H, Hokama M, Kyoshima K, Kobayashi S (1993). "Arteries to the pituitary". Nippon Rinsho. 51 (10): 2550–4. PMID 8254920. 
  2. ^ Marieb, Elaine (2014). Anatomy & physiology. Glenview, IL: Pearson Education, Inc. ISBN 978-0321861580.