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hypophysectomy

[ hahy-pof-uh-sek-tuh-mee, hi- ]
/ ha瑟藢p蓲f 蓹藞s蓻k t蓹 mi, h瑟- /
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noun, plural hy路poph路y路sec路to路mies.Surgery.
excision of the pituitary gland.
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Origin of hypophysectomy

First recorded in 1905鈥10; hypophys(is) + -ectomy
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Medical definitions for hypophysectomy

hypophysectomy
[ h墨-p艔f鈥材-s臅kt蓹-m膿 ]

n.
Excision or destruction of the pituitary gland.
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