hypotensor hy·po·ten·sor (hī’pə-těn’sər, -sôr’)
[hahy-pot-n-oos, -yoos] /haɪˈpɒt nˌus, -ˌyus/ noun, Geometry. 1. the side of a right triangle opposite the right angle. /haɪˈpɒtɪˌnjuːz/ noun 1. the side in a right-angled triangle that is opposite the right angle hyp n. 1570s, from Late Latin hypotenusa, from Greek hypoteinousa “stretching under” (the right angle), fem. present participle of hypoteinein, from hypo- […]
1. . 2. . hypothesis
- Hypothalamic infundibulum
hypothalamic infundibulum n. The apical portion of the tuber cinereum extending into the stalk of the pituitary gland.
- Hypothalamohypophysial portal system
hypothalamohypophysial portal system hy·po·thal·a·mo·hy·po·phys·i·al portal system (hī’pō-thāl’ə-mō-hī’pə-fĭz’ē-əl, -zē’-, -hī-pŏf’ĭ-sē’əl) n. A system of veins that originate in the hypothalmus and pass through the pituitary gland and into its anterior lobe, where they branch into a capillary bed and convey releasing factors to the anterior lobe.