adiposogenital dystrophy

[ăd′ə-pō′sō-jĕnĭ-tl]

n.

A disorder characterized primarily by obesity and genital hypoplasia either of which may be caused by a tumor of the adenohypophysis or lesions of the hypothalamus.

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