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Topic: HUMAN

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: pituitarius, from pituita 'mucus'

pituitary

noun
     
pi‧tu‧i‧ta‧ry also pituitary gland plural pituitaries [countable]
HBH the small organ at the base of your brain which produces hormones that control the growth and development of your body
pituitary adjective
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