Histology of the Pituitary

  • Bruce D. Goldman


In the previous chapter, we examined some characteristics of protein hormones, including those of the pituitary. In this chapter, we concentrate on the tissue structure of the pituitary and the relationship of this gland’s morphology to its secretions.


Paraventricular Nucleus Posterior Pituitary Supraoptic Nucleus Dwarf Mouse Intermediate Lobe 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruce D. Goldman
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  1. 1.Department of Bio-Behavioral SciencesUniversity of ConnecticutStorrsUSA

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