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Definition 1: the master gland of the endocrine system; located at the base of the brain - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for hypophysis in the sense of this definition

(hypophysis is a kind of ...) any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream

(hypophysis is a part of ...) the funnel-shaped stalk connecting the pituitary gland to the hypothalamus

(hypophysis is a part of ...) the anterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature

(hypophysis is a part of ...) the posterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature

(... is part of hypophysis) the posterior division of the forebrain; connects the cerebral hemispheres with the mesencephalon

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