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pɪˈtu ɪˌtɛr i, -ˈtyu-pi·tu·itary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pituitary, pituitary gland, pituitary body, hypophysis(adj)

    the master gland of the endocrine system; located at the base of the brain

  2. pituitary(adj)

    of or relating to the pituitary gland

    "pituitary hormone"


  1. pituitary(Noun)

    The pituitary gland.

  2. pituitary(Noun)

    The pituitary gland together with the pituitary stalk.

  3. pituitary(Noun)

    An extract from the pituitary gland.

  4. pituitary(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the pituitary gland.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pituitary(adj)

    secreting mucus or phlegm; as, the pituitary membrane, or the mucous membrane which lines the nasal cavities

  2. Pituitary(adj)

    of or pertaining to the pituitary body; as, the pituitary fossa

  3. Origin: [L. pituita phlegm, pituite: cf. F. pituitarie.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pituitary

    pit′ū-i-tā-ri, adj. mucous—also Pit′ūital, Pit′ūitous.—ns. Pitūī′ta, Pit′uite, phlegm.—Pituitary body, a rounded body of the size of a small bean, situated in the sella turcica in the sphenoid bone on the floor of the cavity of the skull. [L. pituitariuspituita, mucus.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pituitary in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pituitary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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