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Diencephalon (anatomy)

DIENCEPHALON ANATOMY Vital structures of the brain such as the thalamus, hypothalamus, epithalamus, and the pituitary gland are all housed within the autonomic region within the diencephalon. As a second subdivision of the forebrain, the diencephalon is neighbored by the cerebral hemispheres of the telencephalon. The thin cavity running along the more...

Pituitary gland (anatomy)

PITUITARY GLAND ANATOMY The hypothalamus is responsible for creating the hormones which the neurohypophysis of the pituitary gland releases into the human body. Alternatively, the adenohypophysis of the pituitary gland is able to create and secrete its own hormones. These hormones are actually created as a response system to the hormones more...

Pituitary hormones (anatomy)

PITUITARY HORMONES ANATOMY Nine vital hormones are secreted via the pituitary gland. Seven of the nine hormones are actually released by the anterior portion of the pituitary. One of those seven literally come directly from what was (in fetal development) the pars intermedia, and the final two hormones are actually created more...