View Diagram Of Brain With Pituitary Gland Pictures. It's located behind your nose, near the underside of your brain. On this image, the dura matter has been completely removed, you can still see the optic chiasma but the pituitary gland is missing.
This illustration shows a smaller tumor (microadenoma). The other half, the anterior lobe, comes from tissues originating from the roof of the embryonic mouth, and controls sex. It is often referred to as the 'master gland' because it produces some of the important hormones in the body.
Hormones are chemical messengers which help different organs in the body communicate with each other.
It's attached to the hypothalamus by a stalklike structure. It's located at the base of the brain, near the pituitary gland. While it's very small, the hypothalamus plays a crucial role in many important. Many blood vessels surround the pituitary gland to carry the hormones it releases throughout the