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Box 7.2Diagram of the anatomy and embryology of the pituitary gland

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Abbreviations: MB, mammillary body; OC, optic chiasm

* Originating from pharyngeal endoderm (see Box 3.21)

From: Chapter 7, The pituitary gland

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Endocrinology: An Integrated Approach.
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