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    Pituitary gland

    Pituitary gland

    Location of pituitary gland beneath the brain, with close-up of the gland

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

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
    Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
    Specialist Medical Reviewer Alan C. Dalkin, MD - Endocrinology

    Current as ofNovember 4, 2016

    Current as of: November 4, 2016

    Author: Healthwise Staff

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

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