Superior hypophysial artery

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Artery: Superior hypophysial artery
Latin arteria hypophyseos superior
Gray's subject #146 568
Supplies Pituitary gland
Source ophthalmic portion of internal carotid artery   
/ Elsevier

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

The superior hypophysial artery is an artery supplying the pituitary gland. It is a branch of the internal carotid artery.[1]


  1. Gibo H, Hokama M, Kyoshima K, Kobayashi S (1993). "Arteries to the pituitary". Nippon Rinsho. 51 (10): 2550–4. PMID 8254920.