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adiposogenital dystrophy

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noun ad·i·po·so·gen·i·tal dystrophy \ˌad-ə-ˌpō-sō-ˌjen-ət-əl-\

Medical Definition of adiposogenital dystrophy

  1. :  a combination of obesity, retarded development of the sex glands, and changes in secondary sex characteristics that results from impaired function or disease of the pituitary gland and hypothalamus—called also Fröhlich's syndrome




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