Inferior hypophyseal arterial circle

Dr Craig Hacking and A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

The inferior hypophyseal arterial circle, also known as the inferior capsular arterial rete, is an anastamotic arterial network formed around the base of the pituitary gland by branches from three vessels, themselves branches off the cavernous portion of the carotid artery. They are:

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rID: 4712
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • inferior capsular arterial rete

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