How are the hypothalamic hormones transported to target organs?



The hypothalamic hormones secreted by the neurosecretory cells called nuclei, transport through their axons and released from their nerve endings. The hormones are collected by hypophyseal portal vein and transported to anterior pituitary.
The posterior pituitary hormones pass through the axons that reach the posterior pituitary and remain stored in the axon terminals, till they are stimulated for release.