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suzannah304 | Student, Undergraduate | Salutatorian

Posted October 16, 2012 at 12:10 PM via web

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Pituitary gland is considered to be the master controller of our body but Hypothalamus of our brain controls the pituitary gland so shouldn't the hypothalamus be the master controller?

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ask996 | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Senior Educator

Posted October 16, 2012 at 6:05 PM (Answer #2)

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Maybe you should consider it like a train. The engine is responsible for moving all the other cars along the track. However, the man inside--the engineer must drive, slow, and brake to a stop. Consider the pituitary gland as the train, and consider the hypothalamus as the engineer.

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suzannah304 | Student , Undergraduate | Salutatorian

Posted October 17, 2012 at 2:08 AM (Answer #3)

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Thanks

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Posted October 17, 2012 at 9:00 PM (Answer #4)

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