• Definition for "hyperpituitarism"
    • Pathologically exorbitant creation of anterior pituitary hormones, specially…
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  • Sentence for "hyperpituitarism"
    • When the anterior lobe is implicated…
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  • Hypernym for "hyperpituitarism"

hyperpituitarism definition

  • noun:
    • Pathologically exorbitant creation of anterior pituitary hormones, specially growth hormones.
    • the illness caused by too much pituitary hormones, described as gigantism in kids and acromegaly in adults.
    • the problem due to excessive release of hormones by pituitary tumors
    • excessive task associated with pituitary gland (especially overactivity of the anterior lobe which leads to excess release of human growth hormone)
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