Pituitary Gland

Picture of the pituitary gland

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

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerAlan C. Dalkin, MD - Endocrinology

Current as ofJuly 28, 2016

Current as of: July 28, 2016

Author: Healthwise Staff

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