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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Example sentences of the word pituitary-gland


1. Noun Phrase
Adrenal and pituitary gland tumors typically grow very slowly and therefore may not threaten your dog's life.

2. Noun Phrase
The adrenal glands are part of the endocrine system and are managed by the hypothalamus and the pituitary glands.

3. Noun Phrase
The function of the thyroid gland is triggered by the pituitary gland in the brain.

4. Noun Phrase
Some herbs have properties that support the work of the pituitary gland.

2. gland

noun. ['ˈglænd'] any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream.

Synonyms

  • exocrine gland
  • green gland
  • acinus
  • ductless gland
  • organ
  • endocrine gland
  • secreter
  • duct gland
  • sericterium
  • endocrine
  • secretory organ
  • silk gland
  • serictery
  • secretor

Antonyms

  • receptor
  • exocrine

Etymology

  • glans (Latin)
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