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Master gland

Definition

noun

The pituitary gland, i.e. the small endocrine gland responsible for the release of different hormones that regulate different physiological processes


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The master gland pertains to the pituitary gland of the endocrine system. It is comprised of three lobes: adenohypophysis (anterior), neurohypophysis (posterior), and pars intermedia. The main function of this gland is to secrete hormones that regulate growth and metabolic processes in animals.


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