hypophysectomize

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verb hy·poph·y·sec·to·mize \(ˌ)hī-ˌpä-fə-ˈsek-tə-ˌmīz\

Definition of hypophysectomize

hypophysectomized

;

hypophysectomizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to remove the pituitary gland from

First Known Use of hypophysectomize

1910


Medical Dictionary

hypophysectomize

transitive verb hy·poph·y·sec·to·mize
variants: or chiefly British

hypophysectomise

\(ˌ)hī-ˌpäf-ə-ˈsek-tə-ˌmīz\play

Medical Definition of hypophysectomize

hypophysectomized

or chiefly British

hypophysectomised

;

hypophysectomizing

or chiefly British

hypophysectomising

  1. :  to remove the pituitary gland from


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