Superior hypophysial artery

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Superior hypophysial artery
Source Ophthalmic portion of internal carotid artery
Supplies Pituitary gland
Latin Arteria hypophysialis superior, arteria hypophyseos superior
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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