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Brain: Infundibular recess
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Median sagittal section of brain of human embryo of three months. (Recessus infundibuli visible labeled at bottom left.)
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Latin recessus infundibuli
Gray's subject #189 816
Part of
Components
Artery
Vein
BrainInfo/UW hier-441
MeSH [1]

The floor of the third ventricle is prolonged downward as a funnel-shaped recess, the infundibular recess, into the infundibulum, and to the apex of the latter the hypophysis is attached.

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