Definition of Hypophysectomy

1. Noun. Surgical removal of the pituitary gland.




Definition of Hypophysectomy

1. Noun. (surgery) the surgical removal of the hypophysis (pituitary gland) ¹

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Definition of Hypophysectomy

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Medical Definition of Hypophysectomy

1. Surgical removal or destruction of the hypophysis, or pituitary gland. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypophysectomy

hypophosphoric acid
hypophosphorous
hypophosphorous acid
hypophosphorylated
hypophosphorylation
hypophrasia
hypophyllous
hypophyseal
hypophyseal cachexia
hypophyseal pouch
hypophyseal stalk
hypophysectomise
hypophysectomised
hypophysectomize
hypophysectomized
hypophysectomy (current term)
hypophyseoportal system
hypophyseoprivic
hypophyseotropic
hypophyses
hypophysial
hypophysial amenorrhoea
hypophysial cachexia
hypophysial duct
hypophysial dwarf
hypophysial fossa
hypophysial infantilism
hypophysial portal circulation
hypophysial portal system

Literary usage of Hypophysectomy

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
":ts of hypophysectomy and TSH on Thyroidal ... In this paper, we report the jf hypophysectomy and TSH admin- i on ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1919)
"SPECIAL ARTICLES ON THE NATURE OF THE PIGMENTATION CHANGES FOLLOWING hypophysectomy IN THE FROG LARVA IT has been shown by Smith1 and by Allen* that the ..."

3. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1922)
"Partial hypophysectomy apparently has no influence on the subsequent production of typhoid agglutinins in guinea pigs. Series 2. ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1914)
"hypophysectomy AND GENITAL ATROPHY. AN EXPERIMENTAL CONTRIBUTION TO THE STUDY OF THE ADIPOSO-GENITAL SYNDROME. J. Camus and G. Roussy. ..."

5. The Pituitary Body and Its Disorders: Clinical States Produced by Disorders by Harvey Cushing (1912)
"It has been our impression that subsequent to a partial hypophysectomy in the puppy there is a notable and permanent diminution in the number of these cells ..."

6. Pathological physiology of internal diseases by Albion Walter Hewlett (1916)
"Effect of Partial hypophysectomy.—Of particular interest are the results of ... The lack of growth that follows partial hypophysectomy in young dogs is ..."

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