cachexia hypophysiopriva

[ hī′pō-fĭz′ē-ō-prīvə ]

n.

A condition following removal of the pituitary gland, marked by a fall in body temperature, electrolyte imbalance, hypoglycemia, and ultimately resulting in coma and death.
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