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prolactinoma


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(proh-lak-tin-oh-mă)

a benign tumour (an adenoma) of the pituitary gland that secretes excessive amounts of prolactin (see hyperprolactinaemia). If the tumour is large enough it may compress and damage adjacent structures.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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