Why is the Pituitary gland called the master gland? Write names of three hormones secreted by the Pituitary gland.
The Pituitary gland controls the functions of many of the other endocrine glands. Thus it is called the master gland .
Hormones secreted by the pituitary gland are
(i) Growth hormone
(ii) Adrenocorticotropic hormone
(iii) Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)