Meaning of hyperpituitarism

hy•per•pi•tu•i•ta•rism

Pronunciation: (hī"pur-pi-t'i-tu-riz"um, -ty'-), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. overactivity of the pituitary gland.
  2. a resultant condition, as giantism or acromegaly.
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