infundibular

[ in-fuhn-dib-yuh-luh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF infundibular
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Injections of the infundibular portion of the pituitary body.

These cusps are spoken of as septal, marginal and infundibular, from their position.

It terminates blindly at the very spot where the infundibular tube terminates blindly and the notochord ends.

Infundibular, in-fun-dib′ū-lar, adj. having the form of a funnel.

WORD ORIGIN

1799 in the anatomical sense, from Latin infundibulum, literally "a funnel," from infundere "to pour into" (see infuse) + -bulum, suffix forming names of instruments. In some cases a loan-translation into Latin of Greek khoane "funnel." Related: Infundibular.

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