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anterior pituitary

 Thefront portion of the pituitary,a small gland in the head called the master gland. Hormones secreted by the anterior pituitary influence growth,sexual development, skin pigmentation, thyroid function, and adrenocortical function.

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cross tolerance

this phenomenon arises in some drug categories, such as theopiates (heroin, morphine etc) and tryptamines (LSD,mescaline and psilocybin) when the prolonged use of one drugin the group results in the development of tolerance to theothers opioids.