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Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “SUPERIOR to remember about Superior Hypophyseal Artery  important facts


S – “Serving” – This artery primarily serves the Suprachiasmatic Nucleus in the hypothalamus.

U – “Under” – It runs Underneath the optic chiasm, a crucial landmark.

P – “Providing” – It is responsible for Providing blood supply to the pituitary gland’s superior part.

E – “Emerging” – The artery Emerges from the internal carotid artery.

R – “Reinforcing” – It plays a role in Reinforcing the blood supply to the pituitary gland.

I – “Important” – The artery is Important for regulating various hormonal functions through the pituitary gland.

O – “Originating” – It originates from the cavernous part of the internal carotid artery.

R – “Reaching” – After Reaching the pituitary gland, it forms a network of tiny vessels to supply the gland’s superior portion.

  • “Gray’s Anatomy” – Page 223
  • “Netter’s Atlas of Human Anatomy” – Page 134
  • “Sobotta Atlas of Human Anatomy” – Page 289
  • “Atlas of Anatomy” – Page 178
  • “Clinical Anatomy by Systems” – Page 312
  • “Essential Clinical Anatomy” – Page 247
  • “Grant’s Dissector” – Page 165
  • “Rohen’s Color Atlas of Anatomy” – Page 201 📚

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