• glands
  • Since the pituitary controls many glands in the endocrine system, partial or complete loss of a variety of functions may result. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scientists began to harvest GH from the pituitary glands of cadavers in the 1950s, but didn't synthesize the first HGH in laboratories until 1981, with its use as a performance-enhancing drug becoming popular shortly thereafter. (peposts.com)