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English adjective: pituitary

1. pituitary of or relating to the pituitary gland


SamplesPituitary hormone.


English noun: pituitary

1. pituitary (body) the master gland of the endocrine system; located at the base of the brain


Synonymshypophysis, pituitary body, pituitary gland


Broader (hypernym)ductless gland, endocrine, endocrine gland


Part holonymadenohypophysis, anterior pituitary, anterior pituitary gland, hypophyseal stalk, neurohypophysis, pars nervosa, posterior pituitary, posterior pituitary gland


Part meronymbetweenbrain, diencephalon, interbrain, thalmencephalon









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