prolactin-producing adenoma

n.

A small, usually encapsulated, pituitary tumor composed of prolactin-producing cells, which causes symptoms of Forbes-Albright syndrome in women and impotence in men.prolactinoma

Nearby words

  1. prokofiev,
  2. prokopyevsk,
  3. prolabium,
  4. prolactin,
  5. prolactin-inhibiting factor,
  6. prolactin-releasing factor,
  7. prolactoliberin,
  8. prolactostatin,
  9. prolamin,
  10. prolamine


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