panhypopituitarism

noun

pan·​hy·​po·​pi·​tu·​ita·​rism (ˈ)pan-ˌhī-pō-pə-ˈt(y)ü-ət-ə-ˌriz-əm, -ˈt(y)ü-ə-ˌtriz-əm How to pronounce panhypopituitarism (audio)
: generalized secretory deficiency of the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland
also : a disorder (as Simmonds' disease) characterized by such deficiency

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“Panhypopituitarism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/panhypopituitarism. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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