hypoprolactinemia

noun
hy·po·pro·lac·tin·emia
variants: or chiefly British hypoprolactinaemia \-prō-ˌlak-tə-ˈnē-mē-ə \

Medical Definition of hypoprolactinemia 

: a condition characterized by a deficiency of prolactin in the blood that occurs especially in panhypopituitarism (as in Sheehan's syndrome)

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