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Definition: 'Parahypophysis'

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parahypophysis

Type: Term

Pronunciation: par′ă-hī-pof′i-sis

Definitions:
1. A small mass of pituitary tissue, or tissue resembling in structure the anterior lobe of the hypophysis, occasionally found in the dura mater lining the sella turcica.

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