cachexia hypophysiopriva

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cachexia hypophysiopriva cachexia hy·po·phys·i·o·pri·va (hī'pō-fĭz'ē-ō-prī'və)
A condition following removal of the pituitary gland, marked by a fall in body temperature, electrolyte imbalance, hypoglycemia, and ultimately resulting in coma and death.

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