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Pituitary gland - Wikipedia
29 Nov 2016 at 10:41am
Structure. The pituitary gland, in humans, is a pea-sized gland that sits in a protective bony enclosure called the sella turcica. It is composed of three lobes ...

What is the pituitary gland? | The Pituitary Foundation
30 Nov 2016 at 9:59pm
The pituitary is an important gland in the body and it is often referred to as the 'master gland', because it controls several of the other hormone glands (e.g ...

Pituitary Gland - Endocrine System
22 Nov 2016 at 8:54am
The pituitary gland is a pea-sized gland located in the center of the skull, inferior to the hypothalamus of the brain and posterior to the bridge of the nose.

An Overview of the Pituitary Gland - The Endocrine System ...
9 Jun 2014 at 6:53pm
The pituitary gland is often dubbed the ?master gland? because its hormones control other parts of the endocrine system, namely the thyroid gland, adrenal glands ...

Pituitary Gland Disorder Symptoms | Hormone Health Network
28 Nov 2016 at 1:23am
The pituitary gland is known as the "master gland" because of its large impact on the body. Learn how the pituitary gland affects your body.

You & Your Hormones | Glands | Pituitary gland
26 Nov 2016 at 12:57am
The pituitary gland is a small pea-sized gland that plays a major role in regulating vital body functions and general wellbeing. It is referred to as the body?s ...

Pituitary Gland - Function and Hormone Production
27 Nov 2016 at 2:58am
The pituitary gland is a small endocrine system organ that controls a number of important functions in the body. It is sometimes called the Master Gland.

Definition of Pituitary gland - MedicineNet
12 May 2016 at 6:57pm
Pituitary gland: The main endocrine gland. It is a small structure in the head. It is called the master gland because it produces hormones that control other glands ...

pituitary gland | anatomy | Britannica.com
15 Dec 2015 at 6:54pm
Pituitary gland, also called hypophysis, ductless gland of the endocrine system that secretes hormones directly into the bloodstream. The term hypophysis (from the ...

Pituitary Gland - SlideShare
30 Nov 2016 at 1:57am
Pituitary Gland 1. PITUITARY GLAND
Introduction of Pituitary Gland.
Origin and location of ...

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