hypophysectomized hypophysectomized

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having the pituitary gland removed by surgery

Usage(s):

  • A biologist says he has "hypophysectomized" a pigeon when he has removed its pituitary gland; a psychologist speaks of "tactual-kinesthetic perception" when a blindfolded person .
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