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pi·tu·itary gland

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  1. pituitary glandnoun

    Synonyms:
    pituitary body, glandula pituitaria, master gland, hypophysis

  2. pituitary glandnoun

    An endocrine gland, about the size of a pea, that sits in a small, bony cavity at the base of the brain whose secretions control the other endocrine glands and influence growth, metabolism, and maturation.

    Synonyms:
    master gland, hypophysis, glandula pituitaria, pituitary body

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pituitary, pituitary gland, pituitary body, hypophysisnoun

    the master gland of the endocrine system; located at the base of the brain

    Synonyms:
    pituitary body, pituitary, hypophysis

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