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pituitary gland wet weight (CMO:0000853)
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The weight of the pituitary gland after removal from the body but without desiccation. The pituitary gland is the small, oval endocrine gland attached to the base of the vertebrate brain and consisting of an anterior and posterior lobe, the secretions of which control the other endocrine glands and influence growth, metabolism, and maturation.

Definition Sources: American_Heritage:The_American_Heritage_Medical_Dictionary_2007

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