Hypopituitarism meaning

hīpō-pĭ-to͝oĭ-tə-rĭzəm, -tyo͝o-
Deficient or diminished production of pituitary hormones.
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The condition resulting from a deficiency in pituitary hormone, especially growth hormone, characterized by dwarfism in children and sometimes by decreased activity of the thyroid, adrenal, or gonadal glands.
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Deficient activity of the pituitary gland, esp. of its anterior lobe.
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The condition resulting from this, characterized by decreased growth in children or decreased activity of the gonads, thyroid gland, or adrenal glands.
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Deficient or diminished production of pituitary hormones.
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The condition resulting from a deficiency in pituitary hormone, especially growth hormone, characterized by dwarfism in children and sometimes by decreased activity of the thyroid, adrenal, or gonadal glands.
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(medicine) A decrease in secretion of one or more of the eight hormones normally produced by the pituitary gland.
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Origin of hypopituitarism