noun. ['pəˈtuːəˌtɛri, pɪˈtuːɪˌtɛri'] the master gland of the endocrine system; located at the base of the brain.
- ductless gland
- hypophyseal stalk
- anterior pituitary gland
- pituitary gland
- endocrine gland
- posterior pituitary gland
- anterior pituitary
- pituitary body
- posterior pituitary
Rhymes with Pituitary
How do you pronounce pituitary?
Pronounce pituitary as pɪˈtuɪˌtɛri.
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Sentences with pituitary
Occasionally, hyperthyroidism may be caused by a pituitary gland that does not function properly.