Dominant intrinsic cells of the neural lobe of the hypophysis. Have long branching processes and resemble neuroglia: secrete antidiuretic hormone. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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(pĭ-too´ĭ-sīt) any of the distinctive spindle-shaped cells that make up most of the neurohypophysis.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: pi-tū′i-sīt Definitions: 1. The primary cell of the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland, a fusiform cell closely related to neuroglia.
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A pituicyte is a glial cell of the posterior pituitary. Their main role is to assist in the storage and release of neurohypophysial hormones. They generally stain dark purple with an H&E stain, and are among the easiest structures to identify in the region (pars nervosa of the posterior pituitary). ==Function== They are similar to the astrocytes/g
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