Pituitary gland

Pituitary gland

Location of pituitary gland beneath the brain, with close-up of the gland

The pituitary gland is a small organ located beneath the brain. The pituitary gland produces substances called hormones. These hormones enter the bloodstream and help control many processes of the body.

ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical Reviewer Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Alan C. Dalkin, MD -

Current as ofMarch 15, 2018

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