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Pituitary gland

Similar term(s): pituitary, hypophysis.

Definition:

The hypophysis or pituitary gland is the master gland of the body. Compared with other endocrine glands, it produces the largest number of hormones, including some that control the other endocrine glands of the body.

Source: EM-com Endocrine disruptors Glossary 

More:

See illustration in question 1.1 of GreenFacts endocrine disruptor study or on the EM-com website, Link to EM-com endocrine illustration 

Related words:

Endocrine system

To read about this term in context:

GreenFacts Summary on Endocrine Disruptors:

Translation(s):

Español: Hipófisis
Français: Hypophyse

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