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hyperpituitarism

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Pathologically excessive production of anterior pituitary hormones, especially growth hormones.
  • noun The condition resulting from an excess of pituitary hormones, characterized by gigantism in children and acromegaly in adults.

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  • noun medicine The condition caused by excessive secretion of hormones by pituitary tumors

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  • noun excessive activity of the pituitary gland (especially overactivity of the anterior lobe which leads to excess secretion of growth hormone)

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