Pituitary

  • (adj): Of or relating to the pituitary gland.
    Example: "Pituitary hormone"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on pituitary:

Common Canine Brain Tumors - Pituitary Gland Adenoma
... Pituitary gland tumors are very common in the canine ... A productive form arising from the anterior pituitary is the primary cause of Cushing's disease of dogs ...
List Of Me SH Codes (C19) - MeSH C19 --- Endocrine System Diseases - MeSH C19.700 --- Pituitary Diseases - MeSH C19.700.734 --- Pituitary Neoplasms
... MeSH C19.700.734.145 --- acth-secreting pituitary adenoma MeSH C19.700.734.145.500 --- nelson syndrome MeSH C19.700.734.292 --- growth hormone-secret ...
Autoimmune Hypophysitis - Signs and Symptoms - Antibodies
80% of patients with pituitary antibodies also have antibodies to thyroid gland or its hormones ... Likewise, 20% of autoimmune thyroid patients also have pituitary antibodies ... may result in pan-autoimmunity primarily focusing on certain endocrine glands including the pituitary and thyroid ...
Corticorelin
... It is used to evaluate the status of the pituitary-adrenal axis in the differentiation of a pituitary source from an ectopic source of excessive ACTH secretion ... of Cushing's disease is achieved (ACTH of pituitary origin) ...
Combined Rapid Anterior Pituitary Evaluation Panel
... A triple bolus test or a dynamic pituitary function test is a medical diagnostic procedure used to assess a patient's pituitary function ... In rare cases, it has been associated with pituitary apoplexy ...

More definitions of "pituitary":

  • (adj): Having abnormal size with overgrown extremities resulting from abnormal pituitary secretion.
    Example: "A pituitary dwarf"
    Synonyms: acromegalic