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pituitary gland

noun [C usually singular] uk   /pɪˈtjuː.ɪ.tər.i ˌɡlænd/ us    /pɪˈtuː.ə.ter.i ˌɡlænd/ specialized
a small organ at the base of the brain which controls the growth and activity of the body by producing hormones
Translations of “pituitary gland”
in Chinese (Traditional) (腦下)垂體…
in Chinese (Simplified) (脑下)垂体…
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