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Functions of the Pituitary Gland with Symptoms of Deficiencies
This medical illustration diagram shows the functions of the pituitary gland and resulting symptoms due to pituitary deficiencies (hypopituitarism) in the female. The drawing pictures the glands and organs in the body influenced by the pituitary gland, including the thyroid gland, mammary glands, adrenal (suprarenal) glands and ovaries. Color-coded arrows link the pituitary to target organs, indicating the hormones transmitted to each organ. Labeled hormones include TSH, MSH, GH, LH, ACTH, FSH and prolactin.