HyperDic: hyperpituitarism

English > 1 sense of the word hyperpituitarism:
NOUNstatehyperpituitarismexcessive activity of the pituitary gland (especially overactivity of the anterior lobe which leads to excess secretion of growth hormone)
English > hyperpituitarism: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaningexcessive activity of the pituitary gland (especially overactivity of the anterior lobe which leads to excess secretion of growth hormone).
Part ofacromegaly, acromegaliaenlargement of bones of hands and feet and face
giantism, gigantism, overgrowthexcessive size
Broaderglandular disease, gland disease, glandular disorder, adenosisA disorder of the glands of the body
Spanishhiperpituitarismo
Catalanhiperpituitarismo

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