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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 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. ...

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 ...

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...

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 | 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 ...

Pituitary Gland - WebMD

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The pituitary gland is a small organ located beneath the brain. The pituitary gland produces substances (hormones) that enter the bloodstream and help control ...

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

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Learn about Overview of the Pituitary Gland from the Home Version of the Merck Manuals.

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 ...