Medical Definition of Hypophysitis

1. Inflammation of the hypophysis. Lymphocytic hypophysitis, an acute anterior pituitary lymphocytic reaction characterised clinically by signs and symptoms of anterior pituitary insufficiency; probably an autoimmune disorder because antipituitary antibodies are present in the serum. Synonym: lymphoid hypophysitis. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypophysitis

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
hypophysitis (current term)
hypopiesis
hypopigmentation
hypopigmentations
hypopigmented
hypopituitarism
hypopituitarisms
hypopituitary
hypoplasia
hypoplasia of right ventricle
hypoplasia of the thymus and parathyroids
hypoplasias
hypoplasic
hypoplastic
hypoplastic anaemia

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