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Definition of Pituitary
PituitaryPituitary Pi*tu"i*ta*ry, a. [L. pituita phlegm, pituite: cf.
F. pituitarie.] (Anat.)
(a) Secreting mucus or phlegm; as, the pituitary membrane, or
the mucous membrane which lines the nasal cavities.
(b) Of or pertaining to the pituitary body; as, the pituitary
Pituitary body or gland (Anat.), a glandlike body of
unknown function, situated in the pituitary fossa, and
connected with the infundibulum of the brain; the
Pituitary fossa (Anat.), the ephippium.
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