Definitions for "Pituitary gland"
A small, grapelike structure hanging from the base of the brain that, together with the hypothalamus, produces and regulates the release of many hormones in the body.
Located at the base of the hypothalamus, the gland that sends hormonal signals that control the release of hormones from endocrine glands. go to glossary index
A small organ at the base of the brain that both controls and is controlled by production of hormones from the various endocrine glands including the ovary.
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See Pituitary.