pituitary basophilism n.
See Cushing’s syndrome.
noun 1. (formerly) the pituitary gland.
- Pituitary cachexia
pituitary cachexia n. See Simmonds disease.
- Pituitary dwarfism
pituitary dwarfism n. A rare form of dwarfism caused by the absence of a functional anterior pituitary gland. Also called Lorain-Lévi syndrome.
- Pituitary extract
noun 1. a preparation of the pituitary gland, used in medicine for the therapeutic effects of its hormones