Medical Definition of Hypophyseal cachexia

1. A state in which the secretion of all anterior pituitary hormones is inadequate or absent; caused by a variety of disorders that result in destruction or loss of function of all or most of the anterior pituitary gland. Rare forms of PHP are inherited as autosomal recessive or as an X-linked recessive. Synonym: ateliotic dwarfism, hypophyseal cachexia, hypophysial cachexia. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypophyseal Cachexia

hypophosphatemia
hypophosphatemias
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hypophosphates
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hypophosphorous
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hypophyseal cachexia (current term)
hypophyseal pouch
hypophyseal stalk
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hypophyseoportal system
hypophyseoprivic
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hypophysial amenorrhoea
hypophysial cachexia

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