Hyperpituitarism is the result of excess secretion of adenohypophyseal trophic hormones most commonly by a functional pituitary adenoma. Other causes are hyperplasias and carcinomas of the adenohypophysis, secretion by non-pituitary tumours and certain hypothalamic disorders. ==Clinical manifestati...
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[n] - excessive activity of the pituitary gland (especially overactivity of the anterior lobe which leads to excess secretion of growth hormone)
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A condition that results from the excess production of growth hormone in the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland. Acromegaly is characterised by enlarged facial features, enlarged jaw, enlarged frontal bone of skull, widely spaced teeth and enlargement of the bones of the extremities, Other feature...
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(hi″pәr-pĭ-too´ĭ-tә-riz″әm) a condition due to pathologically increased activity of the pituitary gland, especially increased secretion of growth hormone, resulting in acromegaly or gigantism.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: hī′pĕr-pi-tū′i-tă-rizm Definitions: 1. Excessive production of anterior pituitary hormones, especially growth hormone; may result in gigantism or acromegaly.
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1) Adenosis 2) Gland disease 3) Glandular disease 4) Glandular disorder
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