extrapituitary

adjective
ex·​tra·​pi·​tu·​i·​tary | \ -pə-ˈt(y)ü-ə-ˌter-ē How to pronounce extrapituitary (audio) \

Medical Definition of extrapituitary

: situated or arising outside the pituitary gland extrapituitary tissue

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“Extrapituitary.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/extrapituitary. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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