hypophysectomy


hy·poph·y·sec·to·my

noun \-mē\
plural hy·poph·y·sec·to·mies

Definition of HYPOPHYSECTOMY

:  surgical removal of the pituitary gland

First Known Use of HYPOPHYSECTOMY

1909

hy·poph·y·sec·to·my

noun \-mē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural hy·poph·y·sec·to·mies

Medical Definition of HYPOPHYSECTOMY

: surgical removal of the pituitary gland

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