Where is the pituitary gland located in the brain?

1 Answer

  1. The pituitary is a small gland, situated on the ventral side of the brain, just below the hypothalamus, i.e. the floor of the diencephalon.
  2. It is lodged within a small cavity called hypophyseal fossa (Sella turcica) present in the sphenoid bone of the cranium.
  3. It is connected to the hypothalamus by the stalk of nervous tissue called infundibulum.
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