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Class 10
Chapter 7 Class 10 - Control and Coordination

Why is the Pituitary gland called the master gland? Write names of three hormones secreted by the Pituitary gland.

 

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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)

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PITUITARY GLAND & THE TARGET ORGANS

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