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.

Nearby words

  1. adipose tissue,
  2. adiposis,
  3. adiposis cardiaca,
  4. adiposis dolorosa,
  5. adiposis tuberosa simplex,
  6. adiposuria,
  7. adiprene,
  8. adipsia,
  9. adirondack,
  10. adirondack chair


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