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hypopituitarism

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

Definition of hypopituitarism

  1. :  deficient production of growth hormones by the pituitary gland

hy·po·pi·tu·itary play \-ˈtü-ə-ˌter-ē, -ˈtyü-\ adjective


Origin of hypopituitarism

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1909


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hypopituitarism

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noun hy·po·pi·tu·ita·rism \ˌhī-pō-pə-ˈt(y)ü-ət-ə-ˌriz-əm, -ˈt(y)ü-ə-ˌtriz-\

Medical Definition of hypopituitarism

  1. :  deficient production of growth hormones by the pituitary gland

  2. hy·po·pi·tu·itary \-ˈt(y)ü-ə-ˌter-ē\play adjective




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