Associations to the word «Pituitary»
PITUITARY, adjective. (anatomy) Of or relating to the pituitary gland.
PITUITARY, noun. (anatomy) The pituitary gland.
PITUITARY, noun. (anatomy) The pituitary gland together with the pituitary stalk.
PITUITARY, noun. (medicine) An extract from the pituitary gland.
PITUITARY BODIES, noun. Plural of pituitary body
PITUITARY BODY, noun. The controlling gland of the endocrine system; located at the base of the brain.
PITUITARY GLAND, noun. (anatomy) An endocrine gland, about the size of a pea, that sits in a small, bony cavity at the base of the brain whose secretions control the other endocrine glands and influence growth, metabolism, and maturation.
PITUITARY GLANDS, noun. Plural of pituitary gland
PITUITARY, noun. The master gland of the endocrine system; located at the base of the brain.
PITUITARY, adjective. Of or relating to the pituitary gland; "pituitary hormone".
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