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    Pituitary Gland

    Pituitary Gland

    Picture of the pituitary gland

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    The pituitary gland is a small organ located beneath the brain. The pituitary gland produces substances (hormones) that enter the bloodstream and help control many processes of the body.

    By Healthwise Staff
    Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
    Alan C. Dalkin, MD - Endocrinology
    Last Revised August 2, 2012

    Last Revised: August 2, 2012

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Alan C. Dalkin, MD - Endocrinology

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