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pituitary gland size trait (VT:0005361)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
adenophysis morphology trait 
neurohypophysis morphology trait 
pituitary gland integrity trait 
pituitary gland size trait +   
Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the physical magnitude of the pituitary gland, 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.

Definition Sources: ISBN:0-683-40008-8, MP:0008936

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