Inferior hypophysial artery

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Inferior hypophyseal artery
Details
SourceCavernous part of internal carotid artery
SuppliesPituitary gland
Identifiers
Latinarteria hypophysialis inferior
TAA12.2.06.012
FMA49846
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.