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hypophysis


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hypophysis  \Hy*poph"y*sis\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  under  +  ?  nature, 
  origin.] 
  1.  (Anat.)  See  {Pituitary  body},  under  {Pituitary}. 
 
  2.  (Med.)  Cataract. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hypophysis 
  n  :  the  master  gland  of  the  endocrine  system  [syn:  {pituitary}, 
  {pituitary  gland},  {pituitary  body}] 




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