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The two scientists cultured immature rabbit eggs for about a day, supplementing the nutrient broth either with extracts from cow pituitary glands or with an unspecified “maturity hormone.”Solving mysteries of reproduction helped make parenthood possible for millions|Robin Marantz Henig|June 9, 2021|Science News
Others who, because of a tumor in the pituitary gland, may overproduce HGH develop a different problem: gigantism.Is HGH, Allegedly Alex Rodriguez’s Drug of Choice, Really So Bad?|Kent Sepkowitz|August 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Carrey sings: "You're a big, big man with a little bitty gland, so you need something bigger with a hairpin trigger.""Hee-Haw": Jim Carrey Mocks Gun Lovers & Charlton Heston In Spoof|Anna Klassen|March 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
HGH is a hormone normally made in tiny amounts by the pituitary gland in all of us.
At the other end, a tumor of the pituitary can over-produce growth hormone and cause acromegaly.
To decimate the malformation, destroying the offending oil gland once it morphs into something with a head.
The thymus gland attains a considerable development in the embryo and shrinks away to the merest vestige in the adult.
The strong probability is that this gland belongs in the same category with other embryonic survivals yet to be pointed out.
It is nearly always accompanied by a distinct hypertrophy of the thymus gland.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
I want a ball bat to club every country jake doctor that looks me over and asks about my pituitary gland.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
The mucus secreted from gland cells in this lining makes a slippery surface so that the food may slip down easily.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
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A small gland, attached to the base of the brain and controlled by the hypothalamus, that functions in the endocrine system. The pituitary gland secretes many hormones: some control the actions of other glands, whereas others influence growth, metabolism, and reproduction.