Superior hypophysial artery

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Superior hypophysial artery
Details
SourceOphthalmic portion of internal carotid artery
SuppliesPituitary gland
Identifiers
LatinArteria hypophysialis superior, arteria hypophyseos superior
TAA12.2.06.017
FMA49849
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]

References[edit]

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