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Fig. 3. Photomicrograph showing from above downward the pars nervosa, the pars intermedia, cleft, and the pars anterior of a 3-month human foetus. x 95.

Fig. 4. Photomicrograph through the pars nervosa of a 55-month human foetus showing the differentiated pituicytes in the part proximal to the pars intermedia and the poorly differentiated pituicytes in the distal portion. Note a single clump of blood-vessels deep in the nervosa. x 175. I

Fig. 5. Photomicrograph of field corresponding in part to the drawing in Text-fig. 2. Note cells of various shapes, anastomosis, end bulb, and the brush-like ending of one of the pituicyte processes. x 725.

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Shanklin WM. Differentiation of pituicytes in the human foetus. (1940) J Anat. 74(4): 459-63. PMID 17104829

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