Between this skeleton and the pituitary body the important portion of the brain formed by the occipital lobes takes its origin.
Injections of the infundibular portion of the pituitary body.
The pituitary body itself is lodged in a cavity of the sphenoid bone called the pituitary fossa.
It is difficult to avoid injury to the pituitary body embedded in the basisphenoid bone.
Under the fore-brain appears an epiblastic involution giving rise both to the mouth and to the pituitary body.
In a few cases it accompanies disease of the pituitary body, which is located in the under surface of the brain.
The pituitary body is in fact an organ derived from the epiblast of the stomodum.
The origin of the pituitary body from the roof of the mouth was first described by Rathke .
The coxal excretory organs at the base of the endognaths remain and become the pituitary body.
He says, As the pituitary body is an integral part of the brain, so are the suprarenal bodies part of the sympathetic system.