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Why is pituitary called the master gland ?

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The pituitary gland is the main endocrine gland.  It is a small structure in the head.

It is called the master gland because it produces hormones that control other glands and many body functions including growth.

The pituitary consists of the anterior and posterior pituitary. Hence, the pituitary gland is called the master gland.

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