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1. Pituitary gland
This pea-sized gland is located at the base of the brain and secretes hormone s related to growth and sexual development.

2. Pituitary gland
A small gland located at the base of the brain; consists of an anterior and a posterior lobe and produces numerous hormones . The master gland of the endocrine system , the pituitary releases hormones that have specific targets as well as those that stimulate other glands to secrete hormones. Part of the pituitary is nerve tissue, the rest is glandular epithelium .