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crooke's hyaline degeneration

crooke's hyaline degeneration in Medicine

Crooke's hyaline degeneration n.
A form of degeneration in which the cytoplasmic granules of basophil cells of the pituitary gland are replaced by hyaline, characteristic of Cushing's syndrome.

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