Human Endocrine Glands - Pituitary Gland or Hypophysis Gland

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  • Pituitary gland
  • Division of pituitary gland
    (i) Adenohypophysis (anterior pituitary): Pars distalis, pars tuberalis
    (ii) Neurohypophysis (posterior pituitary): Pars nervosa, infundibulum, MSH (Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone)
  • Hormones of adenohypophysis/ hormones of pars distalis:
    (i) Growth Hormone (GH)
    (ii) Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)
    (iii) Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
    (iv) Prolactin
    (v) Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)
    (vi) Luteinizing hormone (LH)
  • Hormones of neurohypophysis
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