Pituitary Gland refers to the major Endocrine gland that lies partly on the outgrowth of the brain and just below the hypothalamus; produces the largest number of different hormones and controls the secretions of other endocrine glands; a gland located at the base of and controlled by the brain that secretes the hormones responsible for growth and organ development. Moreover, Pituitary Gland is a a "master gland" located at the base of the brain that regulates the endocrine glands and produces growth hormone.

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