# Where in the human body is the pituitary gland located?

Nov 10, 2017

#### Explanation:

Clearly not in the brain part,below the Hypothalamus,the pituitary is located in the CELLATURSICA cavity made of SPHENOID bone...

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Nov 10, 2017

Pituitary gland is held below the hypothalamus by means of short stalk (made of neural tissue) called infundibulum. And hypothalamus is a part of fore brain.

#### Explanation:

So we can say that it's located in the ventral side of forebrain in human, contained within a shallow depression of sphenoid bone known as sella turcica.

Moreover, it's about $0.5 g m$ in adults. And it's has three lobes.