"pituitary" Definition

  1. a. Secreting mucus or phlegm; as, the pituitary membrane, or the mucous membrane which lines the nasal cavities.
  2. a. Of or pertaining to the pituitary body; as, the pituitary fossa.

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Position in dictionary: 74809 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a.,
Words that start with "pituitary": 1
Words that end with "pituitary": 1
Words that contain "pituitary": 1
Next words in dictionary: pituite, pituitous, pity, pitying, pityriasis
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English Dictionary Definition of pituitary

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