Pituitary Gland?


The main function of the pituitary gland is to stimulate growth and cell reproduction. It also controls water balance and causes an increase or decrease in the absorption of water into the blood by the kidneys.
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A. pea sized. structure attached to the hypothalamus of the brain, the pituitary glands produces hormones that affect a wide range of activities, form growth to reproduction.
The pituitary gland is about the size of a pea, and is attached the hypothalamus, which is a part of the brain located just above the brain stem. It regulates the other glands in
The pituitary hormones help control some of the following body processes:
parathyroid- secretes parathyroxine hormone which regulates the amount of calcium and phosphorus in the body. pituitary gland-called the master gland some of which regulate the growth
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