pituitary dwarfism

n.

A rare form of dwarfism caused by the absence of a functional anterior pituitary gland.Lorain-Lévi syndrome

Nearby words

  1. pituitary,
  2. pituitary basophil adenoma,
  3. pituitary basophilism,
  4. pituitary body,
  5. pituitary cachexia,
  6. pituitary extract,
  7. pituitary fossa,
  8. pituitary gigantism,
  9. pituitary gland,
  10. pituitary gonadotropic hormone


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