Betekenis van:
pituitary gland

pituitary gland
Zelfstandig naamwoord
  • pituïtrine
  • the master gland of the endocrine system; located at the base of the brain




  1. recipients of hormones derived from the human pituitary gland (such as growth hormones) and recipients of grafts of cornea, sclera and dura mater, and persons that have undergone undocumented neurosurgery (where dura mater may have been used).