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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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June 21st 2021

pervasive developmentdisorder (PDD)

refers to a group of five disorders characterised by delays inthe development of multiple basic functions includingsocialisation andcommunication. The most commonly known PDD is autism.