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hypophysiotropic hy·po·phys·i·o·trop·ic or hy·po·phys·e·o·trop·ic (hī’pō-fĭz’ē-ō-trŏp’ĭk, -trō’pĭk)
Of or relating to a hormone that acts on the pituitary gland.


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  • Hypophysitis

    hypophysitis hy·poph·y·si·tis (hī-pŏf’ĭ-sī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the pituitary gland.

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    [hahy-poh-pahy-ee-sis] /ˌhaɪ poʊ paɪˈi sɪs/ noun, Pathology. 1. abnormally low arterial blood pressure; hypotension. hypopiesis hy·po·pi·e·sis (hī’pō-pī-ē’sĭs) n. See hypotension.

  • Hypopituitarism

    [hahy-poh-pi-too-i-tuh-riz-uh m, -tyoo-] /ˌhaɪ poʊ pɪˈtu ɪ təˌrɪz əm, -ˈtyu-/ noun, Pathology. 1. abnormally diminished activity of the , especially of the anterior lobe. 2. the condition produced by this, characterized by obesity, retention of adolescent traits, sterility, amenorrhea, and, in extreme cases, dwarfism. /ˌhaɪpəpɪˈtjuːɪtəˌrɪzəm/ noun 1. (pathol) underactivity of the pituitary gland hypopituitarism hy·po·pi·tu·i·ta·rism […]

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