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Herring bodies

Herring bodies

(Science: pathology) granules within axons in the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland. Contain neurosecretory hormones.


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Introduction of Oxytocin

... and paraventricular nuclei of the hypothalamus and is stored in Herring bodies at the axon terminals in the posterior pituitary. It is then released into the blood ...

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