Hypothalamus or pituitary is the master gland ? Why ?

Dear student,
The master gland is pituitary gland.
The master of master gland is hypothalamus.
Hypothalamus is called as the master of master gland because it controls the whole endocrine system with the help of the pituitary gland.
It is the pituitary gland which produces various types of the hormones and control other endocrine glands and their secretion.
Thus, it controls various metabolic functions of the body.Hence, it is known as the master gland.It is controlled by the hypothalamus, hence , hypothalamus is known as the master of the master gland.
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