hyperpituitarism

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

Definition of hyperpituitarism 

: excessive production of growth hormones by the pituitary gland

Other Words from hyperpituitarism

hyperpituitary \ ˌhī-​pər-​pə-​ˈtü-​ə-​ˌter-​ē , -​ˈtyü-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of hyperpituitarism

1909, in the meaning defined above

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hyperpituitarism

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

Medical Definition of hyperpituitarism 

: excessive production of growth hormones by the pituitary gland

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