Superior hypophysial artery

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Superior hypophysial artery
Details
Source Ophthalmic portion of internal carotid artery
Supplies Pituitary gland
Identifiers
Latin Arteria hypophysialis superior, arteria hypophyseos superior
Dorlands
/Elsevier
a_61/12154509
TA A12.2.06.017
FMA 49849
Anatomical terminology

The superior hypophyseal artery is an artery supplying the pars tuberalis, the infundibulum of the pituitary gland, and the median eminence. It is a branch of the cerebral part of the 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. 

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