Inferior hypophyseal arterial circle

Last revised by Leon Chau on 23 Feb 2022

The inferior hypophyseal arterial circle, also known as the inferior capsular arterial rete, is an anastomotic 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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