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Related / Similar Words: pituitary gland, pituitary body, hypophysis, acromegalic

 

Definition:
  • the master gland of the endocrine system; located at the base of the brain;
  • having abnormal size with overgrown extremities resulting from abnormal pituitary secretion; "a protruding acromegalic jaw"; "a pituitary dwarf";
  • of or relating to the pituitary gland; "pituitary hormone";

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    Pertainyms: pituitary gland, pituitary body, hypophysis

     

    Part Meronyms: diencephalon, interbrain, betweenbrain, thalmencephalon

     

     
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