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Regarding pituitary gland - choose the incorrect option :


( A ) The pituitary gland is divided anatomically into an adenohypophysis and a neurohypophysis.
( B ) The pituitary gland is attached to hypothalamus by a stalk.
( C ) Adenohypophysis consists pars distalis, par intermedia and pars nervosa.
( D ) The pituitary gland is located in a bony cavity called sella tursica
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(C) is the right answer.

The pituitary gland is located in a bony cavity called sella tursica and is attached to hypothalamus by a stalk (Figure 22.2). It is divided anatomically into an adenohypophysis and a neurohypophysis. Adenohypophysis consists of two portions, pars distalis and par intermedia. The pars distalis region of pituitary, commonly called anterior pituitary,
answered Apr 3, 2014 by pady_1
 
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