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Neuro Cells found in the Neurohypophysis

Which of the following cells are found in neurohypophysis ?

A- Paraventricular cells
B- Thyrotrophs
C- Gonadotrophs
D- Pituicytes
E- Chromaffin cells
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neurohypophysis- post. pituitary - so Pituicytes
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D) pituicytes-----glial cells of post. pituitary

paraventricular cells----secrete oxytocin ---cells near optic tract
thyrotrophs,gonadotrophs----present in hypothalamus i guess---release TRH,GnRH
chromaffin-----adrenal medulla----secrete catecholamines
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Pituicytes such a cute name
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I actually went for Paraventricular cell
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D) pituicytes-----glial cells of post. pituitary

paraventricular cells----secrete oxytocin ---cells near optic tract
thyrotrophs,gonadotrophs----present in hypothalamus i guess---release TRH,GnRH
chromaffin-----adrenal medulla----secrete catecholamines

thyrotrophs and gonadotrophs are in the ant pituitary
pvn in hypothalamus
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thyrotrophs and gonadotrophs are in the ant pituitary
pvn in hypothalamus
thanks for your clarification......
i didnt know abt gonadotrophs and thyrotrophs location(thought they would release releasing hormones by being in hypothalamus)
ya ,pvn is situated in hypothalamus near optic tract

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thanks for your clarification......
i didnt know abt gonadotrophs and thyrotrophs location(thought they would release releasing hormones by being in hypothalamus)
ya ,pvn is situated in hypothalamus near optic tract
Ya its as we studied in our middle school that ant. pituitary release cells from its pituitary where as post. pituitary release hypothalamus released hormones.
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