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Pituitary gland - Wikipedia

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In vertebrate anatomy, the pituitary gland, or hypophysis, is an endocrine gland about the size ... Hormones secreted from the pituitary gland help control: growth, blood pressure, certain functions...

An Overview of the Pituitary Gland - The Endocrine System's Master ...

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Jun 10, 2014 ... The pituitary gland is called the “master gland” because it controls functions of other endocrine glands. But it is largely regulated by the ...

Control of the Pituitary Gland by the Hypothalamus - Boundless

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Learn more about control of the pituitary gland by the hypothalamus in the Boundless open textbook. The pituitary gland consists of the anterior pituitary and the ...

What hormones are produced by the pituitary gland?

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ACTH, Adrenals, Stimulates the adrenal gland to produce a hormone called cortisol. ... The secretion of hormones from the anterior pituitary is controlled by the ...

You & Your Hormones | Glands | Pituitary gland

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Jan 21, 2015 ... The gland is attached to the hypothalamus, the part of the brain that controls its activity. The anterior part of the pituitary gland consists of gland ...

The Pituitary Gland. What is the pituitary gland? Information | Patient

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The pituitary gland is one part of a messenger system. The pituitary gland helps to control your body's functions by releasing hormones into your bloodstream.

Pituitary Gland Function, Location & Definition | Body Maps

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The pituitary gland is a pea-sized structure located at the base of the brain, just ... critical hormones, which are chemical substances that control various bodily ...

Overview of the Pituitary Gland - Hormonal and Metabolic Disorders ...

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The pituitary controls the function of most other endocrine glands and is therefore sometimes called the master gland. In turn, the pituitary is controlled in large ...

How does the pituitary gland work? - National Library of Medicine ...

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Jan 7, 2015 ... The pituitary gland controls important body functions and the hormonal system. It is a protrusion at the base of the brain and about the size of a ...