adiposogenital dystrophy

noun

ad·​i·​po·​so·​gen·​i·​tal dystrophy ˌad-ə-ˌpō-sō-ˌjen-ət-ᵊl- How to pronounce adiposogenital dystrophy (audio)
: a combination of obesity, retarded development of the sex glands, and changes in secondary sex characteristics that results from impaired function or disease of the pituitary gland and hypothalamus

called also Fröhlich's syndrome

Dictionary Entries Near adiposogenital dystrophy

adiposity

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adiposus

Cite this Entry

“Adiposogenital dystrophy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/adiposogenital%20dystrophy. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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