pituitary body


noun
  1. (formerly) the pituitary gland.

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  • He says, As the pituitary body is an integral part of the brain, so are the suprarenal bodies part of the sympathetic system.

  • The origin of the pituitary body from the roof of the mouth was first described by Rathke .

    Form and Function | E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
  • Between this skeleton and the pituitary body the important portion of the brain formed by the occipital lobes takes its origin.

    Degeneracy | Eugene S. Talbot
  • The coxal excretory organs at the base of the endognaths remain and become the pituitary body.

    The Origin of Vertebrates | Walter Holbrook Gaskell
  • The pituitary body still opens into the mouth, though the septum between the mouth and the throat is broken through.