hypophysectomize
transitive verb (-mized; -mizing) Date: 1910 to remove the pituitary gland from

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hypophysectomize — To remove the pituitary gland. * * * hy·poph·y·sec·to·mize or chiefly Brit hy·poph·y·sec·to·mise (.)hī .päf ə sek tə .mīz vt, mized or chiefly Brit mised; miz·ing or chiefly Brit mis·ing to remove the pituitary gland from * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • hypophysectomize — v. surgically remove the pituitary gland (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hypophysectomize — hy·poph·y·sec·to·mize …   English syllables

  • hypophysectomize — verb remove the pituitary glands • Syn: ↑hypophysectomise • Derivationally related forms: ↑hypophysectomy (for: ↑hypophysectomise), ↑hypophysectomy • Topics: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypophysectomise — verb remove the pituitary glands • Syn: ↑hypophysectomize • Derivationally related forms: ↑hypophysectomy, ↑hypophysectomy (for: ↑hypophysectomize) • Topics: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypophysectomised — adjective having the pituitary gland removed by surgery (Freq. 1) hypophysectomized tadpoles • Syn: ↑hypophysectomized • Participle of verb: ↑hypophysectomise, ↑hypophysectomize (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypophysectomized — adjective having the pituitary gland removed by surgery hypophysectomized tadpoles • Syn: ↑hypophysectomised • Participle of verb: ↑hypophysectomise (for: ↑hypophysectomised), ↑hypophysectomize …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypophysectomy — noun surgical removal of the pituitary gland • Derivationally related forms: ↑hypophysectomize, ↑hypophysectomise • Hypernyms: ↑ablation, ↑extirpation, ↑cutting out, ↑excision …   Useful english dictionary

  • surgical operation — noun a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available he died while undergoing surgery • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • surgical procedure — noun a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available he died while undergoing surgery • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

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