adj 1 : of or relating to the pituitary gland 2 : caused or characterized by secretory disturbances of the pituitary gland <a dwarf>
n, pl -tar*ies 1 : PITUITARY GLAND 2 : the cleaned, dried, and powdered posterior lobe of the pituitary gland of cattle that is used in the treatment of uterine atony and hemorrhage, shock, and intestinal paresis .
Similar sounding terms: po·di·a·try
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