|Bone: Hypophysial fossa|
|Sphenoid bone. Upper surface. (Fossa hypophyseos visible at center.)|
|Base of the skull. Upper surface. (Sphenoid bone is yellow, and fossa hypophysseos is visible at center of sphenoid.)|
|Gray's||subject #35 147|
In the sphenoid bone, behind the chiasmatic groove is an elevation, the tuberculum sellae; and still more posteriorly, a deep depression, the sella turcica, the deepest part of which lodges the hypophysis cerebri and is known as the fossa hypophyseos (or fossa hypophysialis).
- Diagram at uni-mainz.d
- Roche Lexicon - illustrated navigator, at Elsevier 34257.000-2
- SUNY Labs 28:14-0102 - "Cranial Fossae: Diaphragma Sellae"
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