Figure 1. Pituitary Gland - Normal in a female F344/N rat from a chronic study. The normal pituitary consists of the pars distalis (D), the pars nervosa (N), and the pars intermedia (I).
Figure 2. Pituitary Gland - Normal in a female F344/N rat from a chronic study. This higher magnification image of the normal pituitary shows the parts of the pituitary in higher detail.
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