mammosomatotroph

mam·mo·so·mat·o·troph

(mam'ō-sō-mat'ō-trof),
A cell of the adenohypophysis that produces prolactin and somatotropin.

mammosomatotroph

A near-extinct term for a cell of the anterior pituitary that secretes both prolactin and growth hormone.
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Mammosomatotroph hyperplasia associated with acromegaly and hyperprolactinemia in a patient with the McCune-Albright syndrome.
13) In the literature, a distinction had been made between mixed GH-PRL and mammosomatotroph adenomas, especially at large specialty referral institutions, such as that of one of the authors (M.
Subclassification of GHand prolactin-producing adenomas as densely granulated somatotroph adenomas with prolactin content, mammosomatotroph adenomas, or mixed somatotroph-lactotroph adenomas can be difficult without ultrastructural analysis, but the significance of these subtleties for clinical management remains unclear.