It is difficult to avoid injury to the pituitary body embedded in the basisphenoid bone.
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
In a few cases it accompanies disease of the pituitary body, which is located in the under surface of the brain.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
Tumours of the pituitary body.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
Between this skeleton and the pituitary body the important portion of the brain formed by the occipital lobes takes its origin.
"Degeneracy" by Eugene S. Talbot
MOUTH INVOLUTION and PITUITARY BODY, pp.
"The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1" by Francis Maitland Balfour