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Outline of a human head showing the location of the pituitary gland just beneath the brain

View full-sized image Drawing of the outline of a human head showing the location of the   pituitary gland just beneath the brain. An inset shows the pituitary gland sitting in   the sella turcica, an area of bone that surrounds the pituitary gland.
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Drawing of the outline of a human head showing the location of the pituitary gland just beneath the brain. An inset shows the pituitary gland sitting in the sella turcica, an area of bone that surrounds the pituitary gland.

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Drawing of the outline of a human head showing the location of the pituitary gland just beneath the brain. An inset shows the pituitary gland sitting in the sella turcica, an area of bone that surrounds the pituitary gland.

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The pituitary gland sits in the sella turcica.

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anatomy brain pituitary gland
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