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English noun: posterior pituitary

1. posterior pituitary (body) the posterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature

Synonymsneurohypophysis, pars nervosa, posterior pituitary gland

Broader (hypernym)ductless gland, endocrine, endocrine gland

Part holonympars intermedia

Part meronymhypophysis, pituitary, pituitary body, pituitary gland

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