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Pituitary Hormones

...  They’re created in the supraoptic nuclei and paraventricular nuclei of the hypothalamus. These nucleis are known as the endocrine system. The hormones that they secrete use the hypothalamo-hypophyseal tract until they reach the posterior segment of the pituitary gland. The gland keeps them in check until the need for their release is triggered. Oxytocin and the anti-diuretic hormone  ...