prolactin-producing adenoma

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prolactin-producing adenoma n.
A small, usually encapsulated, pituitary tumor composed of prolactin-producing cells, which causes symptoms of Forbes-Albright syndrome in women and impotence in men. Also called prolactinoma.

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