The pituitary gland is part of the endocrine system and produces hormones which control other glands as well as various bodily functions.It is a pea-sized structure located at the base of the brain, just below the hypothalamus and attached to it by nerve fibers.
Pituitary gland is known as the "master endocrine gland".It is located at the base of the brain.It regulates the activity of other endocrine glands .One of the important hormone secreted by the Pituitary gland is the growth hormone which controls growth of the body

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2014-03-19T19:50:51+05:30
Pituitary gland is found on humans brain. It is about the size of a pea. This gland secretes hormones that induces for growth, production, stress, etc. This gland produces nine hormones which are helpful for our human body.

The defects due to pituitary glands are short growth when hormones are less, huge when hormones are more, tumors on brain membrane.
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The pituitary gland is located in the center of the skull, just behind the bridge of the nose, is about the size of a pea. It is an important link between the nervous system and the endocrine system and releases many hormones which affect growth, sexual development, metabolism and the system of reproduction....thanx
2014-03-19T19:51:59+05:30
Pituitary gland is known as the master gland of the endocrine system. It is located under the brain. It controls secretion of other hormones. It secretes 9 hormones. It is very sensitive to thyroxin.,and whenever its amount is less it orders thyroid gland o produce thyroxin.
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