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Assertion :The pituitary gland is called as the conductor of the endocrine orchestra.
Reason: Some of the endocrine glands are regulated by the pituitary gland.

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Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion
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Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion
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Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect
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Both Assertion and Reason are incorrect
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Solution

The correct option is C Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect
The pituitary gland is called as the master gland or leader of the endocrine orchestra because it controls activities of all other endocrine glands present in the body. It produces nine different hormones and these hormones controls the activities of all other endocrine glands.
Thus, the correct answer is option C.

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