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Is "the master gland" connected to the brain?
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Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Pituitary gland
Yes, the pituitary gland is attached through the brain through the pituitary stalk which connects to the hypothalamus.
This gland controls most of the major hormones in your body.

In brief: Pituitary gland
Yes, the pituitary gland is attached through the brain through the pituitary stalk which connects to the hypothalamus.
This gland controls most of the major hormones in your body.
Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
In brief: Yes
The "master" gland aka pituitary gland is located behind the frontal lobe of the brain and is physically connected to the brain by the pituitary stalk.

In brief: Yes
The "master" gland aka pituitary gland is located behind the frontal lobe of the brain and is physically connected to the brain by the pituitary stalk.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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