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The neurohypophysis 

The neurohypophysis
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The neurohypophysis
Author(s):

Stephen G. Ball

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199235292.003.2018
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date: 18 June 2019

The neurohypophysis is a complex neurohumoral system with a key role in body fluid homoeostasis and reproductive function. This chapter will concentrate on the physiology and pathophysiology of the two hormones made by the neurohypophysis, vasopressin and oxytocin, outlining the roles of both hormones together with the molecular, cellular, and anatomical basis of their regulation and function.

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