- Median eminence of hypothalamus
- Subfornical organ
- Organum vasculosum of lamina terminalis
- Area postrema
- Posterior pituitary
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|They have fenestrated capillaries and because of their permeability, they are said to be 'outside the blood brain barrier'.|
|Some of them function as neurohemal organs (collection of neurosecretory cells which function as storage-and-release centers for neurohormones) and have areas through which secreted polypeptides enter the circulation.|
|Circumventricular organs are called so bcoz they are positioned around the ventricular system of brain. These organs are devoid of blood brain barrier|