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Text fig. B Diagrammatic mid-sagittal section of the hypophysis

To show the origin of Erdhelm’s craniopharyngeal duet tumors (after Simonds), nasal end at the right.

AL, anterior lobe; NL, neural lobe; I, infundibulum; E, epithelial layer (pars tuberalis) extending upward on anterior surface of the infundibulnm; UG, upper group of cells; LG, lower group of cells.

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Atwell WJ. The development of the hypophysis cerebri in man, with special reference to the pars tuberalis. (1926) Amer. J Anat. 37: 139-193.

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