lactotrope adenoma

lactotrope adenoma
lactotroph adenoma prolactinoma.

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  • prolactinoma — SYN: prolactin producing adenoma. * * * n. a benign tumour (an adenoma) of the pituitary gland that secretes excessive amounts of prolactin. Symptoms include a loss of sexual drive, amenorrhoea or impotence, and sometimes production of milk from… …   Medical dictionary

  • Lactotroph — Lactotrophs (also known as lactotrope, mammatroph, mammotroph, epsilon acidophil, prolactin cell, and lactotropic cell) are cells in the anterior pituitary which produce prolactin in response to signals including dopamine and estrogen. Dopamine… …   Wikipedia

  • Prolactin cell — Code TH H3.08.02.2.00022 Lactotrophs (also known as lactotrope, mammatroph, mammotroph, epsilon acidophil, prolactin cell, and lactotropic cell) are cells in the anterior pituitary which produce prolactin in response to signals including dopamine …   Wikipedia

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