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pituitary glandnoun [C usually sing]

 /pəˈtu·əˌter·i ˌɡlænd/
biology a ​smallorgan at the ​bottom of the ​brain which ​controls how the ​bodygrows and ​develops by ​producing hormones (= ​chemicals that ​influence the body's ​processes)
(Definition of pituitary gland from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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pituitary glandnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /pɪˈtjuː.ɪ.tər.i ˌɡlænd/  us   /pɪˈtuː.ə.ter.i ˌɡlænd/ (also pituitary) specialized
a ​smallorgan at the ​base of the ​brain that ​controls the ​growth and ​activity of the ​body by ​producing hormones
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