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Introduction: Hypophysectomy

Description of Hypophysectomy

Hypophysectomy: surgical removal of the pituitary gland.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Hypophysectomy: surgical removal or chemical destruction of the hypophysis, or pituitary gland.
Source: CRISP

Hypophysectomy: Surgical removal or destruction of the hypophysis, or pituitary gland. (Dorland, 28th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Hypophysectomy: Related Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Hypophysectomy:

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Hypophysectomy

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Hypophysectomy can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Hypophysectomy

The following list attempts to classify Hypophysectomy into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • ablation,cutting out,excision,extirpation
  • operation,surgery,surgical operation,surgical procedure,surgical process
  • medical procedure
  • procedure,process
  • activity
  • act,human action,human activity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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