Hyperpituitarism meaning

hīpər-pĭ-to͝oĭ-tə-rĭzəm, -tyo͝o-
Pathologically excessive production of anterior pituitary hormones, especially growth hormones.
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The condition resulting from an excess of pituitary hormones, characterized by gigantism in children and acromegaly in adults.
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Excessive activity of the pituitary gland, esp. of its anterior lobe.
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A condition resulting from this, as gigantism.
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Pathologically excessive production of anterior pituitary hormones, especially growth hormones.
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The condition resulting from an excess of pituitary hormones, characterized by gigantism in children and acromegaly in adults.
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(medicine) The condition caused by excessive secretion of hormones by pituitary tumors.
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