hypopituitarism


hy·po·pi·tu·ita·rism

noun \ˌhī-pō-pə-ˈtü-ə-tə-ˌri-zəm, -ˈtü-ə-ˌtri-, -ˈtyü-\

Definition of HYPOPITUITARISM

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

Origin of HYPOPITUITARISM

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1909

hy·po·pi·tu·ita·rism

noun \ˌhī-pō-pə-ˈt(y)ü-ət-ə-ˌriz-əm, -ˈt(y)ü-ə-ˌtriz-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYPOPITUITARISM

: deficient production of growth hormones by the pituitary gland
hy·po·pi·tu·itary \-ˈt(y)ü-ə-ˌter-ē\ adjective

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