hypophysectomize

verb
hy·​poph·​y·​sec·​to·​mize | \ (ˌ)hī-ˌpä-fə-ˈsek-tə-ˌmīz How to pronounce hypophysectomize (audio) \
hypophysectomized; hypophysectomizing

Definition of hypophysectomize

transitive verb

: to remove the pituitary gland from

First Known Use of hypophysectomize

1910, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hypophysectomize

hypophysectomy + -ize

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The first known use of hypophysectomize was in 1910

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“Hypophysectomize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypophysectomize. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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hypophysectomize

transitive verb
hy·​poph·​y·​sec·​to·​mize
variants: or chiefly British hypophysectomise \ (ˌ)hī-​ˌpäf-​ə-​ˈsek-​tə-​ˌmīz How to pronounce hypophysectomise (audio) \
hypophysectomized or chiefly British hypophysectomised; hypophysectomizing or chiefly British hypophysectomising

Medical Definition of hypophysectomize

: to remove the pituitary gland from

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