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  • Median eminence [r]: Specialised region at the base of the brain containing the hypothalamo-hypophysial portal vessels and neuroendocrine nerve endings that release their products into them. [e]
  • Posterior pituitary [r]: Gland that contains nerve endings of hypothalamic neuroendocrine neurons that secrete the hormones oxytocin and vasopressin [e]
  • Subfornical organ [r]: One of the circumventricular organs of the brain, lacking a blood-brain barrier, known as a site where blood-borne factors are "sensed". [e]
  • Organum vasculosum of the lamina terminalis [r]: Circumventricular organ at the base of the anterior wall of the third ventricle with an important role in regulation of electrolyte balance. [e]
  • Area postrema [r]: Circumventricular organ at the floor of the fourth ventricle apparently specialised to detect blood-borne factors relevant to energy intake and utilisation. [e]
  • Subcommissural organ [r]: Glandular structure of the brain apparently specialised for secretion into the cerebrospinal fluid. [e]
  • Pineal gland [r]: Endocrine gland, in humans near the centre of the brain, secretes melatonin. [e]
  • Area postrema [r]: Circumventricular organ at the floor of the fourth ventricle apparently specialised to detect blood-borne factors relevant to energy intake and utilisation. [e]
  • Choroid plexus [r]: Add brief definition or description

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