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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 ...

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.

What is the pituitary gland? | The Pituitary Foundation

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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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...