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Which endocrine gland stimulates the pituitary gland to release growth hormone?
  1. The thalamus
  2. The hypothalamus
  3. The pancreas
  4. The adrenal glands

Answer: B - The hypothalamus secretes growth releasing hormone which, in turn, stimulates the anterior pituitary gland to secrete growth hormone.

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