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Pituitary gland, also known as the master gland is associated with the secretion of many different hormones. It consists of three different lobes, structurally. Growth hormone is secreted by the anterior lobe of pituitary gland. Under-secretion of growth hormone from childhood results in a disorder known as dwarfism while over-secretion causes dwarfism.


Picture showing gigantism and dwarfism.


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