Synonyms

1. pituitary

noun. ['pəˈtuːəˌtɛri, pɪˈtuːɪˌtɛri'] the master gland of the endocrine system; located at the base of the brain.

Synonyms

  • ductless gland
  • adenohypophysis
  • hypophyseal stalk
  • thalmencephalon
  • interbrain
  • anterior pituitary gland
  • pituitary gland
  • betweenbrain
  • endocrine gland
  • endocrine
  • posterior pituitary gland
  • anterior pituitary
  • diencephalon
  • pituitary body
  • posterior pituitary
  • hypophysis
  • neurohypophysis

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Words that Rhyme with Pituitary

  • actuary
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  • contemporary
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  • dietary
  • dignitary
  • disciplinary
  • discretionary
  • disinflationary
  • dispensary
  • diversionary
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  • dromedary

Example sentences of the word pituitary


1. Adjective
Occasionally, hyperthyroidism may be caused by a pituitary gland that does not function properly.

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