Pituitary Gland

Things To Know About The Pituitary Gland

What Does The Pituitary Gland Look Like?

Pituitary Gland

The photograph on the right shows the location and it shows what the pituitary gland looks like.

Where Is The Pituitary Gland Located?

The pituitary gland is located at the base of the skull, in the brain and it is bean sized.

Pituitary Gland's Main Functions!

What does the pituitary gland do?

The pituitary gland regulates many body functions and controls actions of many other glands

How Does The Pituitary Gland Work?

What Specific Hormones Does It Release?


Adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) and many other hormones.


What Does (ACTH) Do?


It helps the body use sugar and fat for energy.


What Organs Or Other Glands Does (ACTH) Target?


(ACTH) mainly targets the adrenal gland.

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