A deficiency of one or more hormones of the pituitary gland. The pituitary produces a number of hormones which regulate other hormone glands e.g. thyroid
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<endocrinology> A medical condition where the pituitary gland produces lower than normal levels of its hormones. ... (11 Jan 1998) ...
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(hi″po-pĭ-too´ĭ-tә-riz″әm) the condition resulting from diminution or cessation of hormonal secretion by the pituitary gland, especially the anterior pituitary (adenohypophysis). Symptoms vary with the degree of dysfunction.
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deficiency of pituitary hormones caused by damage to the pituitary gland. Patients may have a deficiency of one or all pituitary hormones, including ... [1 related articles]
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Hypopituitarism is the decreased (hypo) secretion of one or more of the eight hormones normally produced by the pituitary gland at the base of the brain. If there is decreased secretion of most pituitary hormones, the term panhypopituitarism (pan meaning "all") is used. The signs and symptoms of hy...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: hī′pō-pi-tū′i-tă-rizm Definitions: 1. A condition due to diminished activity of the anterior lobe of the hypophysis, with inadequate secretion, to varying degrees, of one or more anterior pituitary hormones.
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