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hyperpituitarism

noun hy·per·pi·tu·ita·rism \-pə-ˈtü-ə-tə-ˌri-zəm, -ˈtü-ə-ˌtri-, -ˈtyü-\

Definition of HYPERPITUITARISM

:  excessive production of growth hormones by the pituitary gland
hy·per·pi·tu·itary \-ˈtü-ə-ˌter-ē, -ˈtyü-\ adjective

Origin of HYPERPITUITARISM

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1909

hyperpituitarism

noun hy·per·pi·tu·ita·rism \-pə-ˈt(y)ü-ət-ə-ˌriz-əm, -ˈt(y)ü-ə-ˌtriz-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYPERPITUITARISM

:  excessive production of growth hormones by the pituitary gland

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