- supraoptic artery
- arteria supraoptica.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Artery — A vessel that carries blood that is high in oxygen content away from the heart to the farthest reaches of the body. Since blood in arteries is usually full of oxygen, the hemoglobin in the red blood cells is oxygenated. The resultant form of… … Medical dictionary
Supraoptic nucleus — Infobox Brain Name = PAGENAME |love GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Human supraoptic nucleus (SON, dorsolateral and ventromedial components) in this coronal section is indicated by the shaded areas. Dots represent vasopressin (AVP) neurons… … Wikipedia
arteria — SYN: artery. SEE ALSO: branch. [L. from G. a., the windpipe, later an artery as distinct from a vein] a. acetabuli SYN: acetabular branch. arteriae alveolares superiores anteriores [TA] SYN: anterior superior alveolar arteries, under artery. a.… … Medical dictionary
arteria supraoptica — [TA] supraoptic artery: origin, precommunicating part of anterior cerebral artery; branches, none; distribution, superior surface of optic nerve and optic chiasm … Medical dictionary
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Paraventricular nucleus of hypothalamus — Infobox Brain Name = PAGENAME Latin = nuclei paraventricularis hypothalami GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Human paraventricular nucleus (PVN) in this coronal section is indicated by the shaded area. Dots represent vasopressin (AVP) neurons… … Wikipedia