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Noun: pars nervosa
  1. The posterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature
    - posterior pituitary, posterior pituitary gland, neurohypophysis

Derived forms: pars nervosas

Type of: ductless gland, endocrine, endocrine gland

Part of: hypophysis, pituitary, pituitary body, pituitary gland

Encyclopedia: Pars nervosa