Medical Definition of Hypophysis sicca

1. The cleaned, dried, and powdered posterior lobe obtained from the pituitary body of domestic animals used for food by humans; an oxytocic, vasoconstrictor, antidiuretic, and a stimulant of intestinal motility. Synonym: desiccated pituitary, hypophysis sicca. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypophysis Sicca

hypophysial duct
hypophysial dwarf
hypophysial fossa
hypophysial infantilism
hypophysial portal circulation
hypophysial portal system
hypophysin
hypophysio-sphenoidal syndrome
hypophysioportal system
hypophysioprivic
hypophysiotropic
hypophysiotropic hormone
hypophysis
hypophysis cerebri
hypophysis sicca (current term)
hypophysitis
hypopiesis
hypopigmentation
hypopigmentations
hypopigmented
hypopituitarism
hypopituitarisms
hypopituitary
hypoplasia
hypoplasia of right ventricle
hypoplasia of the thymus and parathyroids
hypoplasias
hypoplasic
hypoplastic

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