pituitary body

pituitary body

noun
(formerly) the pituitary gland.
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pituitary gland or pituitary body
 
n
adenohypophysis See also neurohypophysis hypophysis, Also called: hypophysis cerebri the master endocrine gland, attached by a stalk to the base of the brain. Its two lobes (the adenohypophysis and neurohypophysis) secrete hormones affecting skeletal growth, development of the sex glands, and the functioning of the other endocrine glands
 
pituitary body or pituitary body
 
n

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