hypopituitarism

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

Definition of hypopituitarism 

: deficient production of growth hormones by the pituitary gland

Other words from hypopituitarism

hypopituitary \ˌhī-pō-pə-ˈtü-ə-ˌter-ē, -ˈtyü- \ adjective

First Known Use of hypopituitarism

1909, in the meaning defined above

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hypopituitarism

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

Medical Definition of hypopituitarism 

: deficient production of growth hormones by the pituitary gland

Other words from hypopituitarism

hypopituitary \-ˈt(y)ü-ə-ˌter-ē \ adjective

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