Pituitary Gland Potluck
The Greatest Gland in All the Land
Thursday, April 23rd
Thursday, April 23rd, 12am
Under the hypothalamus in your brain
Pars Distalis - distal portion and bulk of the anterior lobe. It is responsible for most of the hormone production.
Pars Tuberalis - forms a part of the sheath extending up from the Pars Distalis. Its function is poorly understood.
Pars Intermedia - sits between the Pars Distalis and the posterior pituitary gland. It is very small and indistinct in humans.