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Pituitary Gland

DO YOU KNOW THE LOCATION OF YOUR PITUITARY GLAND?

where is the pituitary gland located

The pituitary gland is located in the middle of the skull and is encased in a saddle-shaped box called the Sella Turcica.
Although the pituitary gland is located at the base of the brain and the pituitary gland is often considered to be part of the brain. However, the pituitary gland is a separate organ.
The pituitary gland is located underneath the brain and behind the bridge of your nose.  
The pituitary gland is about the size of a large pea and weighs approximately .5 grams.

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Where Is The Pituitary Gland Located?

PITUITARY GLAND LOCATION

Where is the pituitary gland located?

The pituitary gland is located in the middle of the skull and is encased in a saddle-shaped box called the Sella Turcica.

Although the pituitary gland is located at the base of the brain and the pituitary gland is often considered to be part of the brain.

However, the pituitary gland is a separate organ.

This separate organ, the pituitary gland is a protrusion off the bottom of the Hypothalamus.

The pituitary gland is located underneath the brain and behind the bridge of your nose.

The pituitary gland is about the size of a large pea and weighs approximately .5 grams.

The gland is situated in a tight space and any abnormal growth, compression or head drama can result in damage to the pituitary gland.

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Pituitary Gland Function

pituitary gland location

The pituitary gland function is extremely important to your body because it handles and directions numerous functions that are required to live each day.
In fact, the pituitary gland is so significant that it is also known as the “Master Gland”. The pea-sized, Master Gland gland directs other organs to do function.
The pituitary gland has three lobes: anterior lobe, immediate lobe, and posterior lobe. The major two lobes of the pituitary gland are the anterior lobe and posterior lobe. Each pituitary gland lobe has its own function

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