hypophysectomy


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hypophysectomy

[hī¦päf·ə¦sek·tə‚mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of the pituitary gland.
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The effects of hypophysectomy on luteal development are not entirely due to a deficiency of LH.
The patient underwent transsphenoidal hypophysectomy in the same year, and the adenoma was surgically removed.
1999), transphenoidal hypophysectomy (Iplikcioglu et al.
Histologic examination of the adenoma after transsphenoidal hypophysectomy showed cells that stained positive for TSH.
Thus, Pandey (32) blocked the synthesis of sex steroids in adult male guppies by hypophysectomy, which caused a marked regression in the testis, inhibition of spermatogenesis, and a pronounced fading of the orange display coloration.
The effects of food restriction and hypophysectomy on numbers of primordial follicles and concentrations of hormones in rats.
Moreover, the GHR increase by hypophysectomy is normalized by GH administration (Vanderpooten et al.
Many otolaryngologists perform hypophysectomy transnasally.
Several studies have shown that liver cancer formation induced by chemicals in animals can be affected greatly by various hormonal manipulations, such as hypophysectomy and castration, demonstrating the importance of hormones in the carcinogenic process (14,17,19-21).
Only seven cases of a sphenoid mucocele occurring after transsphenoidal hypophysectomy have been previously reported in the world literature.