mixed somatotroph-lactotroph adenoma

mixed somatotroph-lactotroph adenoma
the most common type of mixed-cell adenoma, containing two cell types that produce respectively growth hormone and prolactin. Cf. mammosomatotroph a.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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