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In vertebrate anatomy, the pituitary gland, or hypophysis, is an endocrine gland about the size of a pea and weighing 0.5 grams (0.018 oz) in humans. It is a ...

You & Your Hormones | Glands | Pituitary gland

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Jan 21, 2015 ... 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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Pituitary gland - Health Video: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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

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This leaflet gives a brief overview of the pituitary gland and the hormones it makes. The pituitary gland is an endocrine (hormone-producing) gland. It...

Pituitary Gland, Emory Pituitary Center | Atlanta, GA | Emory ...

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Learn about the pituitary gland, purpose of pituitary hormones, and lots more with our onine introduction to the pituitary gland and pituitary conditions.

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 ...

Pituitary Gland Tumor - Symptoms and Signs | Cancer.Net

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People with a pituitary gland tumor may experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, people with a pituitary gland tumor do not have any of these ...

pituitary gland | anatomy | Britannica.com

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Dec 16, 2015 ... Pituitary gland, also called hypophysis, ductless gland of the endocrine system that secretes hormones directly into the bloodstream. The term ...

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Pituitary Gland Disorder Symptoms | Hormone Health Network

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The pituitary gland is a tiny organ, the size of a pea, found at the base of the brain . As the “master gland” of the body, it produces many hormones that travel ...

Definition of Pituitary gland - MedicineNet

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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 Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...

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pituitary gland This gland, also termed the hypophysis cerebri, lies in a bony cavity, the sella turcica, so called because it was thought to resemble a Turkish ...