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Meaning of HYPERPITUITARISM

Pronunciation:  `hIpurpi'tooitu`rizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  excessive activity of the pituitary gland (especially overactivity of the anterior lobe which leads to excess secretion of growth hormone)
 

HYPERPITUITARISM is a 16 letter word that starts with H.

 

 See Also: acromegalia, acromegaly, adenosis, giantism, gigantism, gland disease, glandular disease, glandular disorder, overgrowth

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A medical condition where the pituitary gland produces abnormally high levels of growth hormones. This can result in gigantism in children and acromegaly in adults.
 

 

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