HyperDic: pituitary

English > 2 senses of the word pituitary:
NOUNbodypituitary, pituitary gland, pituitary body, hypophysisthe master gland of the endocrine system
ADJECTIVEpertpituitaryof or relating to the pituitary gland
pituitary > pronunciation
Soundspahtuw'ahteh.riy; pihtuw'ihteh.riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > pituitary: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to the pituitary gland.
Example"pituitary hormone"
Spanishpituitaria, pituitario
Catalanpituïtari
Nounspituitarythe master gland of the endocrine system
English > pituitary: 2 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe master gland of the endocrine system; located at the base of the brain.
Synonymspituitary gland, pituitary body, hypophysis
Part ofdiencephalon, interbrain, betweenbrain, thalmencephalonThe posterior division of the forebrain
Partsanterior pituitary, anterior pituitary gland, adenohypophysisThe anterior lobe of the pituitary body
hypophyseal stalkThe funnel-shaped stalk connecting the pituitary gland to the hypothalamus
posterior pituitary, posterior pituitary gland, neurohypophysis, pars nervosaThe posterior lobe of the pituitary body
Broaderendocrine gland, endocrine, ductless glandAny of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
Spanishglándula pituitaria, hipófisis, hipófosis, pituitaria
Catalancos pituïtari, glàndula pituïtària, hipòfisi, pituïtària
Adjectivespituitaryof or relating to the pituitary gland

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