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The pituitary gland is a small organ located beneath the brain. The pituitary gland produces substances (hormones) that enter the bloodstream and help control many processes of the body.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Alan C. Dalkin, MD - Endocrinology|
|Last Revised||August 2, 2012|