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pituitary gland


The pituitary gland is often called the "master gland" of the endocrine system.
  pea-sized gland at the base of the brain; secretes hormones that regulate other endocrine organs
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  • The pituitary gland is often called the "master gland" of the endocrine system.
  • Bree is no imaginary playmate, no overactive pituitary, no alter ego, moving in.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • Spoke of those gradually increasing doses of pituitary administered during the final ninety-six metres of their course.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Communication was effected through the pituitary body and also by means of the orangefiery and scarlet rays emanating from the sacral region and solar plexus.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
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Associated words [difficulty]:   pituitary gland , thyroid [7] , endocrine system [9]
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