Shreya 7 Questions 4 Answers 1 Best Answer 74 Points View Profile 0 ShreyaNewbie Asked: June 14, 20212021-06-14T06:57:57+00:00 2021-06-14T06:57:57+00:00In: Others Why pituitary gland is called master gland ? 0 Why pituitary gland is called master gland ? Share Facebook 1 Answer Voted Oldest Recent adityamodi Koderma, India 51 Questions 385 Answers 2 Best Answers 1,623 Points View Profile adityamodi Guru 2021-06-16T03:29:17+00:00Added an answer on June 16, 2021 at 3:29 am The pituitary gland is sometimes called the “master” gland of the endocrine system because it controls the functions of many of the other endocrine glands. The pituitary gland is no larger than a pea, and is located at the base of the brain. 1 Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp You must login to add an answer. Username or email* Password* Remember Me! Forgot Password?