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Term:
pituitary gland mass (VT:0010496)
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pituitary gland mass  
The amount of matter in the compound gland suspended from the base of the hypothalamus, which secretes somatotropins, prolactin, TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone), gonadotropins, adrenal corticotropin, and other related peptides.

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