hyperpituitarism

noun
hy·​per·​pi·​tu·​ita·​rism | \ ˌhī-pər-pə-ˈtü-ə-tə-ˌri-zəm How to pronounce hyperpituitarism (audio) , -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 How to pronounce hyperpituitarism (audio) , -​ˈtyü-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of hyperpituitarism

1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Hyperpituitarism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperpituitarism. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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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- How to pronounce hyperpituitarism (audio) \

Medical Definition of hyperpituitarism

: excessive production of growth hormones by the pituitary gland

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