what is the function of pituitary gland in growth

Asked by  | 23rd Jun, 2008, 03:33: PM

Expert Answer:

Pituitary gland produces growth hormone which is essentail for normal growth and metabolism. Overproduction of this hormone can lead to gigantism or acromegaly whereas underproduction can lead to dwarfism.

Answered by  | 25th Jun, 2008, 08:02: PM

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