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755 words, approx. 3 pages
Pituitary Gland and Hormones The pituitary gland is sometimes called the "master" gland of the endocrine system, because it controls the functions of many other endocrine glands. It is a small, oval g... Read more
387 words, approx. 2 pages
Pituitary Gland The pituitary gland, or hypophysis cerebri, is a smallendocrine gland, measuring approximately 1.3 cm (0.5 in), and is situated at the base of the brain, cradled in a fossa of the sphe... Read more