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Acromegaly
...  means the abnormal enlargement of one’s physical stature. Acromegaly is more often referred to medically as pituitary adenoma. It is also the most common pituitary gland disorder. What causes The Pituitary gland to produce too much amount of growth hormone is the presence of benign tumors on the gland. The Pituitary gland is the organ responsible for the secretion of the growth hormone. A  ...

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
...  who suffer from PCOS usually have unpredictable menstrual periods also known as Oligomenorrhea and sometimes the absence of menstruation or amenorrhea. This is due to the absence of signals from The Pituitary gland to the ovaries. The lack of these chemical signals block the production of eggs necessary for ovulation to occur. Signs And Symptoms Of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Women suffering  ...

Adrenal Gland
...  corticosteroids. One of the main functions of the adrenal gland is to work with the hypothalamus and the pituitary gland. The hypothalamus produces corticotrophin-releasing hormones that stimulate The Pituitary gland and, in turn, The Pituitary gland produces corticotrophin hormones that stimulate the adrenal glands to produce hormones called corticosteroids. The cortex of the adrenal gland  ...

Ovaries
...  From the time of birth until you reach the adolescent stage, the number declines to become only 400 and continue the oogenesis stage. During puberty, the follicle-stimulating hormone released from The Pituitary gland stimulates the maturation of the primordial to become the primary follicle. Primary Follicle During histological examination, the primary follicles are discernible under the  ...

Pituitary Gland
...  by the actions and counteractions of the pituitary glands. The neurohypophysis releases a hormone, and the adenohypophysis produces hormones that regulate the other’s actions. Another name for The Pituitary gland is the cerebral hypophysis. It is located in the inferior side of the brain, within the diencephalon. The brain is attached to The Pituitary gland through the pituitary stalk.  ...

Pituitary Hormones
...  pituitary gland secretes nine important hormones. Seven of these hormones are produced by anterior segment of the gland - one of these is produced by the pars intermedia (the tissue that’s more noticeable in a fetal body). The other two hormones are created by the hypothalamus and secreted by the pituitary, after they have gone through axions and the infundibulum. The posterior segment  ...


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