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Pituitary Gland

"Pituitary Gland" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A small, unpaired gland situated in the SELLA TURCICA. It is connected to the HYPOTHALAMUS by a short stalk.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pituitary Gland" by people in this website by year, and whether "Pituitary Gland" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 39 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1984 and 1990 and 1996 and 2008 and 2010
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